A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron prepares to land at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 7, 2021. The B-1 is a strategic bomber capable of delivering guided and unguided munitions against any adversary, anywhere in the world at any time. “Conducting BTF operations from forward locations enables collective defense capabilities, provides a great opportunity to integrate and train with allies and partners in the region, and demonstrates the B-1’s forward power projection capability,” said Lt. Col. Nathan Jenkins, 9th EBS commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)
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As expected, the B-1 Lancers deployed to the UK have started to carry out missions across Europe. On Oct. 11, 2021, two B-1B bombers, deployed to RAF Fairford in support of U.S. European Command’s Bomber […]

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