B-2s deployed to RAF Fairford

All three types of bombers assigned to the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command have been deployed to the U.S. European theater.

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)



Three B-1Bs and three B-52Hs arrived earlier to participate in exercises Saber Strike and BALTOPS.

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxis the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. Strategic bomber missions enhance the readiness and training necessary to respond to any potential crisis or challenge across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxis the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. Strategic bomber missions enhance the readiness and training necessary to respond to any potential crisis or challenge across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirt deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirt deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 routinely conducts bomber assurance and deterrence missions providing a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability, and is just one demonstration of the U.S. commitment to supporting global security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., lands on the flightline at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 regularly conducts strategic bomber missions that demonstrate the credibility of the bomber forces to address a global security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., lands on the flightline at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The B-2 regularly conducts strategic bomber missions that demonstrate the credibility of the bomber forces to address a global security environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxis the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The bomber assurance and deterrence missions conducted by the B-2s are representative of the U.S. commitment to their allies and enhancing regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxis the runway at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 9, 2017. The bomber assurance and deterrence missions conducted by the B-2s are representative of the U.S. commitment to their allies and enhancing regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

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