US B52H Bomber Training Mission .. Message Friends and Foes!


Last update: 17 – January – 2021 9:14 PM

It said to the US Central Command, on Sunday, that the B52H “Stratofortress” bomber team of the Air Force ended a “air patrol” over the Middle East for the second time since the beginning of this year.

“The missions of the Bomber Task Force are remarkable ways that demonstrate the US military’s continued commitment to regional security,” Central Command Commander General Frank Mackenzie said in a statement.

“The deployment of strategic materiel for a short period is an important part of our defense position in the region,” McKinsey added, stressing that “the training and integration opportunity sends a clear and consistent message in the area of ​​operations to both friends and potential opponents alike.”

The command released videos of the launcher’s flight

This, according to the statement, is the fifth mission of its kind for the Bomber Force in the Middle East in the past few months.

The US military transferred two B-52 bombers to the Middle East, last Thursday, from their base in the United States, in the fourth such deployment and a show of force by the US Air Force, with the aim of sending a message to Iran in the past two months, according to CNN. If.

The flight comes amid heightened tension in the region after Iranian long-range missiles fell, Saturday, about 100 miles (160 km) from the US aircraft carrier Nimitz, which has been stationed in the Arabian Sea for several weeks.


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