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U.S. Air Power B-52H Stratofortress returns from flights in Arctic Circle

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The US Air Power has reported that its three B-52H Stratofortress heavy bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Power Base, La., working out of Royal Air Power Fairford, U.Okay., returned from flights within the Barents Sea area of the Arctic Circle.

“The flight included integration and interoperability coaching with the Norwegian Air Power, in addition to maritime coaching with U.S. Navy P-8s assigned to Commander Process Power (CTF) 67 working within the area,” based on a latest service information launch.

In information launch mentioned that Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing are deployed to RAF Fairford to conduct coaching in a joint setting with companions and allies throughout this BTF rotation which started on October 10, 2019.

This deployment enhances international stability and safety whereas enabling items to develop into accustomed to the U.S. Air Forces Europe – U.S. Air Forces Africa space of duty. To protect operational safety, we won’t verify or focus on particulars of future operations.

The U.S. Air Power commonly deploys bomber plane to the European theater of operations. Coaching with joint companions, allied nations and different U.S. Air Power items contributes to our prepared and postured forces and permits us to construct enduring and strategic relationships essential to confront a broad vary of worldwide challenges.