USAF B-52s arrive at Moron Airbase

B-52H 61-0016 departs Barksdale heading for Moron (United States Air Force)

The United States Air Force's Global Strike Command has deployed three Boeing B-52Hs to Moron Air Base in Spain for training. The aircraft are based at Barksdale AFB in Lousiana and belong to the 96th Bomb Squadron but during the exercise they will be assigned to the Air Force's 2nd Expeditionary Bomb Group.

The three aircraft involved are: 61-0016, 61-0019 and 60-0022.

The aircraft will take part in the biennial NATO exercise Cold Response, which will be held in Norway. The exercise will run until March the 9th and the American air component will also include KC-135 tanker aircraft and F-16s.

(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joseph Raatz)

(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joseph Raatz)