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Bomber Task Force Europe: B-52s train over the North Sea

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The 5th Bomb Wing’s B-52 Stratofortress aircraft flew a mission over the North Sea and integrated with NATO and regional partners.

Aircraft and personnel from Denmark and Sweden integrated with B-52 bombers to refine interoperability procedures over the North Sea. The use of the bomber aircraft signals the U.S.’ commitment to international treaties and allies concerns while maintaining real world capabilities at the heart of our exercises.

“The level of quality and precision that we bring to our exercises ensure our success in collective readiness.” said Lt Gen. Steven L. Basham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa deputy commander. “All aircraft that we train in this theater promote deterrence through regional and global security.”

The Bomber Task Force Europe series of missions prove and reinforce our interoperability and maintains our common air and maritime domain awareness in EUCOM AOR.

Coverage of BTF deployments will be continuously available on the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service at: https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/bombertaskforceeurope.

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