Posts tagged as B-52

US Air Force deploys B-52 bombers to Europe in message to Russia

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The US Air Force recently deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Europe for “theater integration and flying training” exercises with regional allies and NATO partners — a move viewed as sending a strong message to Russia, which is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its military annexation of Crimea. A bomber task force of B-52 Stratofortresses, airmen and support equipment from the 2nd Bomb Wing based out of Barksdale Air Force…

Russian military releases photo showing B-52 bomber flying above Syria

Saturday, October 6, 2018

The Russian military has released footage of a US B-52 Stratofortress heavy long-range bomber flying above Syria. An Instagram account claiming to be of a Russian pilot of a fighter jet, posted a picture purportedly of a US B-52 Stratofortress heavy long-range bomber flying above Syria. The released photo is showing B-52 Stratofortress returns after concluding operations against ISIS terror group and flying over Syria. No further information has been made available regarding…