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B-52 Bombers Fly Unprecedented Patrol Along Edge Of Russian-Controlled Territory In Ukraine (Updated)
https://www.thedrive.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 | BY JOSEPH TREVITHICK

Posted on 09/05/2020 5:26:06 PM PDT by RomanSoldier19

n another unprecedented show of force aimed at Russia, U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers flew from the United Kingdom to Ukraine airspace earlier today. After arriving there, they orbited for an extended period right at the edge of the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula and near areas under the control of Kremlin-supported separatists. These sorties are the latest in a flurry of geopolitical posturing between Washington and Moscow and come a week after a Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet performed a potentially dangerous maneuver in front of another B-52H flying over the Black Sea.

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KEYWORDS: russia; ww3
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1 posted on 09/05/2020 5:26:06 PM PDT by RomanSoldier19
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To: RomanSoldier19

“Roam if you want to...roam around the world....”


2 posted on 09/05/2020 5:27:59 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Trust the plan of the 17th letter of the English alphabet!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Not a good idea.


3 posted on 09/05/2020 5:31:05 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

What? This or the music by the B-52s?


4 posted on 09/05/2020 5:34:01 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Trust the plan of the 17th letter of the English alphabet!)
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To: RomanSoldier19

General “Buck” Turgidson: If the pilot’s good, see, I mean if he’s reeeally sharp, he can barrel that baby in so low... oh you oughta see it sometime. It’s a sight. A big plane like a ‘52... varrrooom! Its jet exhaust... frying chickens in the barnyard!


5 posted on 09/05/2020 5:34:26 PM PDT by DFG
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To: RomanSoldier19

Asshattery... so the enemy fighter planes behaved in a “ dangerous” manner


6 posted on 09/05/2020 5:37:39 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I always thought that was a sexual reference. But what the hell do I know; I may be sexually obsessed.


7 posted on 09/05/2020 5:37:45 PM PDT by Theophilous Meatyard III
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To: RomanSoldier19


8 posted on 09/05/2020 5:38:12 PM PDT by Bratch (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: RomanSoldier19

Well I am sure Schiff and Nadler will scream Trump is aiding Putin by threatening Ukraine with bombers. Russia Russia Russia !


9 posted on 09/05/2020 5:40:02 PM PDT by buckalfa (Feed Your Head ! Feed Your Head !)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

And a banana chasing three bagels, then going through one of their holes; I mean what else can you insinuate from that? Good tune though.


10 posted on 09/05/2020 5:51:40 PM PDT by Theophilous Meatyard III
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To: Bratch

They used to fly over my house every day when I was a kid. I lived near Westover AFB.

A few years ago one flew through the area. I must admit to recognizing that noise, almost 45 years later. It brought me back to ‘72.


11 posted on 09/05/2020 5:56:18 PM PDT by Vermont Lt
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I used to visit my aunt in Tucson, a few blocks from Davis Monthan (sp?) AFB, and those monsters flew real close on landing. Shook our socks off. But as a pre-teen, I loved it.


12 posted on 09/05/2020 6:02:10 PM PDT by Theophilous Meatyard III
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To: Bratch

It’s called;
PAYLOAD for a Reason.


13 posted on 09/05/2020 6:05:33 PM PDT by Big Red Badger (TRUMP, the Other guy lives in a Basement!)
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To: RomanSoldier19

How is this our business? The Russians are find with Crimea, and we are fine with Puerto Rico and the U.S.V.I.


14 posted on 09/05/2020 6:06:24 PM PDT by montag813 (Nonsenze)
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To: montag813

You either slept thru the Cold War or were just a sparkle in your mommas eye back then.

Welcome to global force projection. The other choice is surrender.

I could tell you lots of stories from West Berlin back in the ‘80s, when we were over the Wall from Soviet soldiers. Or Fulda Gap.


15 posted on 09/05/2020 6:15:56 PM PDT by datura
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To: RomanSoldier19

Three B-52 Stratofortress bombers from RAF Fairford in England flew to Ukraine Friday to train with the nation’s military.

U.S. European Command said in a release that the mission provided the B-52s, which are deployed to England from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota, “valuable midair training.” They also practiced working with Ukrainian fighters inside Ukraine’s airspace, and showed how aircraft such as the B-52 could deter Russian aggression, EUCOM said in the release.

https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2020/09/04/b-52s-fly-to-ukraine-to-train-with-troops-there/


16 posted on 09/05/2020 6:41:07 PM PDT by McGruff (Polls are for dancing)
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17 posted on 09/05/2020 6:46:18 PM PDT by RomanSoldier19 (Game over, man! Game over! ; : rem ad triarios redisse is)
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To: RomanSoldier19

Barksdale !


18 posted on 09/05/2020 6:47:06 PM PDT by wardamneagle
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To: montag813

I’d have to see another source before I believe it...Trumps not going to tease Russia for Ukraine. And as you said Crimea basically is a done deal.


19 posted on 09/05/2020 7:13:55 PM PDT by caww
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To: montag813

I’d have to see another source before I believe it...Trumps not going to tease Russia for Ukraine. And as you said Crimea basically is a done deal.


20 posted on 09/05/2020 7:13:56 PM PDT by caww
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