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  • Bomber Barons return from Bomber Task Force Europe

    U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers and Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, operating out of RAF Fairford, England, returned home on Sep. 28, 2020.
  • Bolstering NATO alliances on land and in air

    No stranger to Estonia, Lt. Col. Michael Middents, recently completed a Bomber Task Force mission to the Baltic region on Aug. 31, 2020.
  • Aerial refueling: Backbone of long-range Bomber Task Force missions

    The key to any long-range, long-duration Bomber Task Force mission is ensuring aircraft, both U.S. and NATO, have the proper amount of fuel throughout the flight.
  • B-1B bombers integrate with U.S., Turkish tankers over Black Sea

    U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron fly in formation with Turkish Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to 10th Tanker Base, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, over Turkey during a Bomber Task Force mission May 29, 2020. Operations and engagements with our allies and partners demonstrate and
  • B-1s train to LRASM capabilities in Europe during Bomber Task Force mission

    Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Black Sea region, 29 May, 2020. During the mission, the two B-1s conducted training on the Long Range Anti-ship Missile (LRASM). Designed to target adversary ships, the LRASM gives the B-1 the ability to have advanced stand-off and counter-ship capabilities.
  • Ellsworth B-1s return to European Theater as part of latest BTF mission

    B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a second long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission in the European theater that included key interactions with U.S. assets as well as Danish and Polish forces May 11, 2020.
  • B-1s conduct Bomber Task Force mission in Baltic region

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Baltic region, May 5, 2020.
  • Air Force Global Strike Command year in review: 2019

    Whether it was 24/7 ICBM alert operations ensuring the cornerstone of national security, Bomber Task Force deployments showcasing long-range strike capabilities, strong community support or the efforts of Airmen around the command, 2019 was a year filled with innovation, firsts, new records and milestones achieved for Air Force Global Strike
  • Bomber Task Force Deploys to Europe

    B-52 Stratofortresses from the 2nd Bomb Wing, here, departed tonight for a Bomber Task Force deployment to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford, England. While there, aircrews will conduct integration and interoperability training with European allies and partners in the region.
  • 2019 BTF comes to an end

    More than 450 personnel and six B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returned home following a short-term deployment to RAF Fairford, England, in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force in Europe, April 11, 2019. The BTF deployment enabled theater integration and training with joint partners, allied nations and other U.S. Air Force units, to further enhance bomber interoperability in the theater.
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