B-52s conduct bomber missions during BALTOPS 2017
A B-52H Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., climbs into the early morning sky above RAF Fairford, U.K., June 6, 2017. Bomber missions enable crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency, and validate our always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson)