Aircraft and personnel from the U.K., Denmark, and Sweden integrated with B-52 bombers to refine interoperability procedures over the North Sea. The use of the bomber aircraft signals the U.S.' commitment to international treaties and allies concerns while maintaining real world capabilities.
The level of quality and precision that we bring to our exercises ensure our success in collective readiness
"The level of quality and precision that we bring to our exercises ensure our success in collective readiness." said Lt Gen. Steven L. Basham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa deputy commander. "All aircraft that we train in this theater promote deterrence through regional and global security."
The Bomber Task Force Europe series of missions prove and reinforce our interoperability and maintains our common air and maritime domain awareness throughout Europe.
A U.S. B-52 is escorted by Swedish fighters during a Bomber Task Force mission. Photo courtesy of Swedish Air Force.