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B-1Bs arrive for first Bomber Task Force in Sweden

Two B-1B Lancers have touched down in Sweden to conduct the first US Air Force Bomber Task Force deployment in the Scandinavian country.

USAF B-1Bs return to RAF Fairford amid rising global tensions

Four B-1B Lancers and more than 100 personnel from the USAF’s 7th Bomb Wing (BW) at Dyess AFB, Texas, have deployed to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, as part of the long-planned Bomber Task Force-Europe 24-1 deployment

USAF unleashes the BEAST with new B-1B upgrade package

One of the USAF’s two supersonic-capable B-1B Lancer strategic bomber wings – the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB in Texas – is pioneering a package that will modernise the fleet much faster than would have otherwise been possible

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USAF B-2As conclude Bomber Task Force deployment to Iceland

Three B-2A Sprit stealth bombers from the USAF’s 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, landed at NAS Keflavik in Iceland on August 13 to begin a month-long Bomber Task Force-Europe deployment

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USAF clears B-2 to resume flight ops after six-month safety pause

The USAF’s 20-strong fleet of Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers has finally been cleared to return to flight operations after it was grounded for nearly six months as a safety precaution after one aircraft was involved in an accident at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, in December – the details of which remain largely unknown

USAF B-1B Lancers return to Europe for latest Bomber Task Force mission

Four supersonic-capable Rockwell B-1B Lancer strategic bombers from the USAF’s 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas, have deployed to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, as part of a long-planned Bomber Task Force-Europe rotation in support of ongoing US European Command and NATO deterrence operations

USAF B-1Bs return home after Indo-Pacific deployment

Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bombers and personnel assigned to the USAF’s 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron returned to Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, on March 5 after completing a four-week Bomber Task Force deployment to the Indo-Pacific region

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USAF investigation finds cause of major B-1B fire at Dyess AFB

An official USAF Accident Investigation Report has been published by Air Force Global Strike Command into the mishap involving a B-1B Lancer on April 20, 2022, at Dyess AFB, Texas. The aircraft’s engine exploded injuring an airman not long after it had been through a maintenance procedure

USAF B-1Bs return to Guam for Indo-Pacific ops amid rising tensions

For the second time this year, the USAF has deployed Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bombers to Andersen AFB, Guam, to conduct multilateral training operations with allied nations in the region, as tensions continue to rise in the Indo-Pacific

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Everything you need to know about the B-21 Raider ahead of its roll-out

The USAF's new long-range strategic stealth bomber, the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider, is set to reshape the service's global strike force later this decade. We reveal what is known so far about this next-generation bomber ahead of its formal roll-out next year