Air Force B-52s participate in Bomber Task Force in Ukraine

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A formation of three B-52H Stratofortress aircraft, assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, depart RAF Fairford, England, to take part in a Bomber Task Force Europe mission over Ukraine on Sep. 4, 2020. 

The B-52Hs are escorted by Ukrainian Air Force MiG-29s and Su-27s. 

The strategic bomber missions provide theater familiarization for aircrew members and opportunities for U.S. integration with NATO allies and regional partners.

(U.S. Air Force/Master Sgt. Burt Traynor)