Skip to comments.Five NATO Spy Planes Converge As U.S. Air Force B-52s Spring Their Biggest Intel Trap Yet
Posted on 09/23/2020 6:03:13 PM PDT by McGruff
The six U.S. Air Force B-52s that deployed from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota to the Royal Air Force base at Fairford back in August have set another intelligence trap for Russian forces in the Black Sea regionpossibly their biggest yet.
On Wednesday, one of the eight-engine bomberscall sign Hero 31winged over the Black Sea near the Ukrainian and Romanian coasts, briefly joining up with Ukrainian air force MiG-29 and Su-27 fighters.
The bomber reportedly made a mock attack run on the Ukrainian city of Odessa before turning toward Romania. Our team from @TeamMinot has been busy! U.S. Strategic Command tweeted on Wednesday.
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Woohoo. Wanna play Iran?
US Strategic Command @US_Stratcom
Our team from @TeamMinot has been busy! The 23rd Bomb Squadron has spent the last 2 weeks in Europe training with @NATO partners and allies in support of #BomberTaskForce missions. #BTF #B52 #WeAreNATO #StrongerTogether
11:47 AM · Sep 23, 2020
Interesting. I love B-52’s. I’m reading Dale Brown’s “Fatal Terrain” right now. Exciting stuff!
OK boys, lets lightem up!
On the same topic as joint air training ops:
When Britain Nuked America....Twice!
I love Strategic Warfare games!!!
Revealing this would have gotten me court martialed in 1973.
Let me guess;
18hr transit and 20 minutes of fun.
Im a proud member of the RC-135 airborne maintenance technician veterans. Outstanding work by the entir air team to light up thing that normally would not be lit. Great work.
Well, thats some pretty pase´ stuff. I’d really bet that they’re looking to see what the ground system interconnects are doing. Since most of that is fiber optic these days, there would have to be a tap into the system somewhere along the line.
Also, it forces the Ruskies to expend resources by encouraging deployments of more semi-fixed missile sites.
I’m retired Navy. 26 years in. NavAir specifically. I love it when my brothers in the Air Force pull off a great bit of strategic deception getting the enemy to reveal themselves. Brings a smile to my face. That old bird still getting things done after all these decades just makes it all the more sweet.
You are a part of history Sir.
Here is the website: A Tale of Two Airplanes.
Friends have died doing that "fun stuff".
It should move you to tears
Major ... i just got a message from base over the CRM14 which calls for Wing Attack Plan 'R', R for Romeo.
Goldie, how many time have I told you I don't want no horsing around on the airplane.
Heya Navy! Agree completely!
POE... purity of essence... if I remember correctly.
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