Bomber Task Force Europe: Bombers support Baltic Sea freedom of navigation

The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron’s B-1B Lancers joined Allied aircraft in the Baltic Sea region this weekend to execute a freedom of maneuver training mission.

The B-1s were joined by Polish fighters, which enable a total force integration with ­U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Special Operations Command Europe. NATO and coalition….


Additionally, Allied Joint Terminal Attack Controllers in Estonia coordinated air support with strategic bomber crews by identifying training targets. Bomber Task Force 22-1’s B-1s provide a speed, payload configuration, and maneuverability that allow for seamless integration with mixed force packages on land and in the sea.

U.S. Strategic Command’s strategic bomber missions and activities provide commanders a wide range of offensive and defensive capabilities.