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  • B-2 Spirit marks 30th anniversary of first flight

    The B-2’s manufacturer, Northrop Grumman, hosted an event to mark the B-2’s 30th anniversary of its first flight at an event at Plant 42, Aug. 20.
  • Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya

    KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
  • B-2s conduct deployment to Indo-Asia-Pacific

    Three B-2 Spirits deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations Aug. 9.U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Asia-Pacific to conduct USPACOM-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability.
  • Partners in deterrence: “Sister base” Airmen visit Whiteman

    Members of the 90th Missile Wing (MW) at F.E. Warren Air Force Base (AFB), Wyoming, visited Whiteman AFB, Missouri, to observe how the 509th and 131st Bomb Wings (BW) execute vital strategic deterrence missions on a day-to-day basis and during heightened-alert operations.
  • AFGSC practices Constant Vigilance

    Air Force Global Strike Command participated in Constant Vigilance April 11-15, an annual exercise that tests its ability to conduct both conventional and nuclear operations.
  • Whiteman maintainers ensure global strike capability in PACOM theater

    Crew chiefs from the 393rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare to tow a B-2 Spirit while deployed to an undisclosed location in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations March 11, 2016. Bomber training missions and deployments ensure crews maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency and demonstrate the ability to provide an always-ready
  • Refueling "Spirit" in the sky

    Grissom's KC-135R Stratotankers can transfer more fuel in eight minutes than a gas station can pump in 24 hours, but its ability to transfer that fuel after dark moving at speeds up to 500 mph is truly amazing.The 72nd and 74th Air Refueling Squadrons conduct around the clock operations and training in order to meet Air Force mission
  • Refueling "Spirit" in the sky

    Grissom's KC-135R Stratotankers can transfer more fuel in eight minutes than a gas station can pump in 24 hours, but its ability to transfer that fuel after dark moving at speeds up to 500 mph is truly amazing.The 72nd and 74th Air Refueling Squadrons conduct around the clock operations and training in order to meet Air Force mission
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