Contents tagged with Stratofortress

  • For the first time U.S. Air Force B-52 strategic bombers fly over Ukraine

    Two B-52 strategic bombers of the U.S. Air Force have carried out a flight over Ukraine for the first time, reported the news outlet “Ukrainian militaristic portal”.

    According to air traffic monitoring services, the planes with tail numbers JULIA51 / 61-0034 and JULIA53 / 60-0044 entered the territory of Ukraine from Poland.

    The U.S. for the first time since 1991 transferred B-52 bombers to 24-hour duty, after they had been deployed to Europe.

    Last year,  two U.S. bombers flew near the …

  • US transfers strategic bombers to Europe

    The US has transferred a group of B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers to the Fairford Air Base in England, AirForce Times reports, citing the US Air Force Command in Europe. The bombers can carry nuclear bombs and cruise missiles

    Four B-52H Stratofortresses landed at the Royal Air Force base on Thursday after flying over the Atlantic from the Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana.

    The deployment has been overseen by the Global Strike Command, which aims to “practice operating in the region …