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US Strategic Bomber Over Europe

A B-52 Stratofortress pilot, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, controls the aircraft during a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 12, 2018. A total of four strategic bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., are conducting theater integration and participating in training with joint partners, allied nations and other U.S. Air Force units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

A B-52 Stratofortress pilot, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, controls the aircraft during a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 12, 2018. A total of four strategic bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., are conducting theater integration and participating in training with joint partners, allied nations and other U.S. Air Force units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

A B-52 Stratofortress pilot, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, controls the aircraft during a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 12, 2018. A total of four strategic bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., are conducting theater integration and participating in training with joint partners, allied nations and other U.S. Air Force units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

A B-52 Stratofortress navigator, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, performs a walk-around the aircraft before a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 16, 2018. The deployment of strategic bombers to RAF Fairford, England, helps exercise United States Air Forces in Europe's forward operating location for bombers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

A B-52 Stratofortress navigator, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, performs a walk-around the aircraft before a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 16, 2018. The deployment of strategic bombers to RAF Fairford, England, helps exercise United States Air Forces in Europe’s forward operating location for bombers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

 

Two B-52 Stratofortress pilots, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, prepare to taxi before taking flight to conduct a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 16, 2018. Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-52s and Airmen deployed to RAF Fairford, England, to exercise a state of readiness at United States Air Forces in Europe’s forward operating location for strategic bombers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

Two B-52 Stratofortress pilots, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, prepare to taxi before taking flight to conduct a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 16, 2018. Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-52s and Airmen deployed to RAF Fairford, England, to exercise a state of readiness at United States Air Forces in Europe’s forward operating location for strategic bombers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

 

Two B-52 Stratofortress pilots, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, make a sharp turn with the aircraft during a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 12, 2018. The Air Force Global Strike Command bomber presence in Europe is a visual representation of the U.S. Air Force’s ability to utilize long-range, precision air power. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)

Two B-52 Stratofortress pilots, assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, make a sharp turn with the aircraft during a strategic bomber mission over Europe, on Jan. 12, 2018. The Air Force Global Strike Command bomber presence in Europe is a visual representation of the U.S. Air Force’s ability to utilize long-range, precision air power. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride)