Contents tagged with Stratofortress

  • 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 …