The United States Air Force has deployed B-2 nuclear capable stealth bombers along with airmen and equipment to England, the US European Command (EUCOM) said in a press release on Tuesday, ONA reports citing Sputnik.
“A Bomber Task Force deployment of B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft, Airman and support equipment from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., have arrived in the US European Command area of responsibility for a deployment to conduct theatre integration and flying training”, the release said. “The aircraft will operate out of RAF Fairford, England”.
Meanwhile, UK media reported that three Northrop-Grumman B-2 Spirit bombers landed at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire this morning.
The US advanced B-2 bomber is known as the nation's only aircraft capable of dropping massive earth-penetrating bombs.