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Lithuanian and US forces guide B-52 strategic bombers on training mission over Baltics

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Air support controllers (JTACs) from the Lithuanian special forces and the US military trained to coordinate strategic B-52 jets, the largest bombers in the US air force, on a training mission over Lithuania. It was the first time the B-52s flying in formation attacked targets in Lithuanian shooting ranges, according to Lithuanian Defence Ministry press release. The bombers released 12 projectiles from roughly the height of six kilometers. The jets,…