B-52 Stratofortress Task Force Mission
January 29, 2021
January 17, 2021 - A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress flies over an undisclosed location of the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility during a bomber task force mission. The bomber deployment underscores the U.S. military’s commitment to regional security and demonstrates a unique ability to rapidly deploy on short notice.
The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds of altitudes of up to 50,000 feet and provides the United States with a global strike capability.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Taylor Harrison.