US Air Force deploys B-2 nuclear capable stealth bombers in England

US Air Force deploys B-2 nuclear capable stealth bombers in England
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  • calendar-gray 27 August 2019

The United States Air Force has deployed B-2 nuclear capable stealth bombers along with airmen and equipment to England, the US European Command (EUCOM) said in a press release on Tuesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

“A Bomber Task Force deployment of B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft, Airman and support equipment from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., have arrived in the US European Command area of responsibility for a deployment to conduct theatre integration and flying training”, the release said. “The aircraft will operate out of RAF Fairford, England”.

Meanwhile, UK media reported that three Northrop-Grumman B-2 Spirit bombers landed at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire this morning.

The US advanced B-2 bomber is known as the nation's only aircraft capable of dropping massive earth-penetrating bombs.

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