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USAF B-52s Display Extent of American Air power

The B-52 Stratofortress, a subsonic, long-range jet enabling bombing missions is made by Boeing in America. The Air craft has been the base of U.S. Air Force Global Striker bomber triad for 60 years now. The Stratofortress flexed forward to the horizon before dawn from Andersen AFB, Guam. The aircraft flew over several hundred miles on a mission executing bombing runs on a range of targets guided by the U.S., and allied forces.

The force accomplished its goal with intent efforts of the crew working for five years. The crew was a part of an intense flight lasting for hours with intense activities around the cockpit, navigator’s panel, and electronic warfare officer’s seat.

After the last round of bombing at the final target, a light-grey jet flew above the tip of starboard wing. It showcased a unique kangaroo roundel seen below the front cockpit of the F/A-18F Super Hornet. The display of these jets showcased joint efforts of the two allies in strengthening their defense. The mission established by the U.S. Bomber Task Force in Guam is heterogenous comprising of varied tasks.

The crews within the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot FB, North Dakota aligned with the Bomber Task Force deployment flew the Air craft to Anderson AFB. Here they showcased their support to Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021 (TS21).According to Lt Col Roy Lohse, Bomber Liaison Officer, RAAF, TS21 offers multitude of opportunities for strategic bomber force. It will allow a better preparation strategy against the challenges of power projection.

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