A French Air Force 31st Air Supply and Strategic Air Transport Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker performs aerial refueling training with a U.S. Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress over the skies of France in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, Oct. 25, 2019. This deployment allows aircrews and support personnel to conduct theater integration and to improve bomber interoperability with joint partners and allied nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Ruano)
RM2A72P2BA French Air Force 31st Air Supply and Strategic Air Transport Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker performs aerial refueling training with a U.S. Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress over the skies of France in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, Oct. 25, 2019. This deployment allows aircrews and support personnel to conduct theater integration and to improve bomber interoperability with joint partners and allied nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Ruano)
A U.S. Air Force 96th Bomb Squadron pilot positions a U.S. Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress behind a U.S. Air Force 60th Air Mobility Wing KC-10 Extender over Saudi Arabia in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, Nov. 1, 2019. The Stratofortress conducted a sortie to the U.S. Central Command area of operations in order to conduct interoperability training with Saudi partners in support of shared regional security interests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Ruano)
RF2D4RDK1A U.S. Air Force 96th Bomb Squadron pilot positions a U.S. Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress behind a U.S. Air Force 60th Air Mobility Wing KC-10 Extender over Saudi Arabia in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, Nov. 1, 2019. The Stratofortress conducted a sortie to the U.S. Central Command area of operations in order to conduct interoperability training with Saudi partners in support of shared regional security interests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Ruano)
A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber from the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron during exercise Cope North February 17, 2015 off the coast of Guam.
RMF67Y2XA U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber from the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron during exercise Cope North February 17, 2015 off the coast of Guam.
A B-52H Stratofortress flies during exercise Cope North 15, Feb. 17, 2015, off the coast of Guam. During the exercise, the U.S., Japan and Australia air forces worked on developing combat capabilities enhancing air superiority, electronic warfare, air interdiction, tactical airlift and aerial refueling. The B-52H is assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron.
RMFFGRYEA B-52H Stratofortress flies during exercise Cope North 15, Feb. 17, 2015, off the coast of Guam. During the exercise, the U.S., Japan and Australia air forces worked on developing combat capabilities enhancing air superiority, electronic warfare, air interdiction, tactical airlift and aerial refueling. The B-52H is assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron.
B-52H Stratofortress bomber takes off  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger)
RMPB6EH3B-52H Stratofortress bomber takes off (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger)
A B-52H Stratofortress taxis to the runway during Exercise Global Thunder on Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 26, 2014. The exercise provides training opportunities for U.S. Strategic Command’s mission areas, to include missile defense, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and combating weapons of mass destruction. Senior Airman Brittany Y. Bateman)
RMHEA30KA B-52H Stratofortress taxis to the runway during Exercise Global Thunder on Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Oct. 26, 2014. The exercise provides training opportunities for U.S. Strategic Command’s mission areas, to include missile defense, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and combating weapons of mass destruction. Senior Airman Brittany Y. Bateman)
A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress.
RF2G27PYHA U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress.
A U.S. Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress flies over Norway during training and integration with the Royal Norwegian Air Force in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1 Nov. 6, 2019. The deployment allows aircrews and support personnel to conduct theater integration and to improve bomber interoperability with joint partners and allied nations.
RF2AA0PR0A U.S. Air Force 2nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress flies over Norway during training and integration with the Royal Norwegian Air Force in support of Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1 Nov. 6, 2019. The deployment allows aircrews and support personnel to conduct theater integration and to improve bomber interoperability with joint partners and allied nations.
A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress from the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, flies off the coast of Guam during a photo exercise at Cope North 15, Feb. 17, 2015. Through training exercises such as Exercise Cope North 15, the U.S., Japan and Australia air forces develop combat capabilities, enhancing air superiority, electronic warfare, air interdiction, tactical airlift and aerial refueling. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/U.S. Air Force)
RM2EX1XB9A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress from the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, flies off the coast of Guam during a photo exercise at Cope North 15, Feb. 17, 2015. Through training exercises such as Exercise Cope North 15, the U.S., Japan and Australia air forces develop combat capabilities, enhancing air superiority, electronic warfare, air interdiction, tactical airlift and aerial refueling. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/U.S. Air Force)
Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers and two Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15 fighters execute a routine bilateral training mission in the vicinity of Japan, July 26, 2018.  This mission was flown in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) operations, which are a key component to improving combined and joint service interoperability. Bilateral training missions such as this allow the two countries to improve upon combined capabilities, tactical skills, and relationships. (Courtesy Photo)
RM2B14EYJTwo U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers and two Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-15 fighters execute a routine bilateral training mission in the vicinity of Japan, July 26, 2018. This mission was flown in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) operations, which are a key component to improving combined and joint service interoperability. Bilateral training missions such as this allow the two countries to improve upon combined capabilities, tactical skills, and relationships. (Courtesy Photo)
A U.S. B-52H Stratofortress prepares to join with Qatar Emiri Air Force Mirage 2000s and U.S. F-35A Lightning IIs to fly in formation over Southwest Asia, May 21, 2019. This flight was conducted to continue building military-to-military relationships with the QEAF. The B-52H is part of the Bomber Task Force deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to defend U.S. forces and interests in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes)
RF2DYN8DFA U.S. B-52H Stratofortress prepares to join with Qatar Emiri Air Force Mirage 2000s and U.S. F-35A Lightning IIs to fly in formation over Southwest Asia, May 21, 2019. This flight was conducted to continue building military-to-military relationships with the QEAF. The B-52H is part of the Bomber Task Force deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to defend U.S. forces and interests in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes)
A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on May 12, 2019. This was the first mission of the Bomber Task Force deployed to U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in order to defend American forces and interests in the region. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Nichelle Anderson/U.S. Air Force/UPI
RMW0N6PKA U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on May 12, 2019. This was the first mission of the Bomber Task Force deployed to U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in order to defend American forces and interests in the region. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Nichelle Anderson/U.S. Air Force/UPI
A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing goes through an engine check June 24, 2021, at Barksdale Air Force Base,
RF2GH1W2HA U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bomber assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing goes through an engine check June 24, 2021, at Barksdale Air Force Base,