Bomber Task Force Europe

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B-1B strategic bombers arrive at Morón Air Base for latest Bomber Task Force deployment under Large Scale Global Exercise 2024

1:20 PM3/28/2024
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, landed at Morón Air Base, Spain, to make four total U.S. bombers on station and complete the arrival of Bomber Task Force 24-2, Mar. 26, 2024.
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US B-1B Lancers arrive in the UK for BTF 24-1

12:00 AM10/12/2023
The long-planned European BTF deployment provides U.S. and NATO leaders with strategic options to assure Allies and partners, while also deterring potential adversary aggression throughout Europe and across the globe.
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Bomber Task Force Europe: Supersonic bombers complete successful rotation

3:06 PM6/29/2023
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US bombers land in Sweden for the first time

2:26 PM6/20/2023
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Press Release

Bomber Task Force Europe: Strategic bombers soar through NATO's Eastern Flank, complete successful 2-month rotation

9:58 AM4/18/2022
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Spangdahlem refuels BTF bombers with VIPER kit for first time

8:59 AM10/12/2021
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Two B-1B Lancers from Dyess Air Force Base’s 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, currently operating from Royal Air Force Fairford, England, conducted hot-pit refueling using the innovative Versatile Integrated Partner Equipment Refueling (VIPER) kit, at Spangdahlem AB Oct. 11.
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B-1s fly first mission from Norway

3:32 PM2/26/2021
U.S. B-1B Lancers, from the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew their first Bomber Task Force mission of this deployment in and around the Barents Sea, Feb. 26, 2021.
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Unsafe, unprofessional intercept of US bomber by Russian aircraft over the Black Sea

6:25 AM8/31/2020
At approximately 11:19 a.m. on Aug. 28, 2020, two Russian Su-27 Flanker pilots intercepted a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber that was conducting routine operations in the black sea over international waters. The Russian pilots flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while crossing within 100 feet of the nose of the B-52 multiple times at co-altitude and while in afterburner causing turbulence and restricting the B-52’s ability to maneuver.
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B-52s train with Norwegian aircraft in high North

1:50 PM6/3/2020
Four B-52H Stratofortresses from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, conducted a long-range, long duration strategic Bomber Task Force mission throughout Europe and the Arctic region, June 3, 2020.
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B-1s train to LRASM capabilities in Europe during Bomber Task Force mission

9:05 AM6/1/2020
Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Black Sea region, 29 May, 2020. During the mission, the two B-1s conducted training on the Long Range Anti-ship Missile (LRASM). Designed to target adversary ships, the LRASM gives the B-1 the ability to have advanced stand-off and counter-ship capabilities.
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Bomber Task Force conducts Baltic mission with B-1 Lancers

12:00 AM5/6/2020
Two U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission
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