US demonstrates airpower in Indo-Pacific region with simultaneous bomber missions

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Reft
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Reft

US demonstrates airpower in Indo-Pacific region with simultaneous bomber missions

Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs

U.S. Navy Carrier Air Wing five F/A-18 Super Hornets, Marine Corps Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 F-35 Lightning IIs, all assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, and a U.S. Air Force 37th Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., conduct a large-scale joint and bilateral integration training exercise Aug. 18, 2020. Four B-1B Lancers, two B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers, and four F-15C Eagles conducted Bomber Task Force missions simultaneously within the Indo-Pacific region over the course of 24 hours. Pacific Air Forces routinely conducts BTF operations to show the United States’ commitment to allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility.

 

 

 

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