Posts tagged as U.S. Air Force

U.S. bombers punish Estonia

By Vairis Godmanis on Monday, May 18, 2020

At the beginning of this month two U.S. Air Force strategic bombers B-1B Lancer conducted training bombing in mid-air at the Tapa training ground in Estonia. This training area is located about 100 km from the borders of the Leningrad region of Russia. The tests were conducted as part of the NATO Spring Storm exercises. The press service of the General Staff of the Estonian Defense Forces reported that maneuvers…

U.S. to deploy B-2 bomber in Europe

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, August 29, 2019

The U.S. Air Force has announced on Tuesday deployment of B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft to Europe. According to a statement released by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, a Bomber Task Force deployment of B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft, Airmen and support equipment from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, have arrived in the U.S. European Command area of responsibility for a…

U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle makes emergency landing during exercise in Ukraine

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

On 12 October, U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle fighter jet safely made an emergency landing at the Starokostiantyniv Air Base in Ukraine during Media day of the multinational military exercise Clear Sky 2018. During a practice demonstration at the Clear Sky 2018 multinational exercise, in which Ukrainian military and military of the NATO member-states take part, the U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle fighter jet ran into problems during flight and was…