• C130s arrive in Poland for Aviation Detachment Rotation 23.4

    U.S. Airmen and C-130J Super Hercules aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and C-130H Hercules aircraft assigned to the 182nd AW, Illinois Air National Guard, arrived in Poland to participate in Aviation Detachment Rotation 23.4, from the

  • Cobra Warrior kicks off 

    Cobra Warrior is a regularly scheduled biannual exercise, flown in the skies over England, Scotland and the surrounding ocean, that provides valuable opportunities for participating units to practice and develop tactics, techniques, and procedures in complex scenarios against near peer adversaries.

  • USAF aircraft arrive in Finland and Lithuania for Astral Knight 23

    Astral Knight 23 Part 6 will incorporate all USAFE-AFAFRICA flying wings along with the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and focus on Agile Combat Employment proactive and reactive asset movements, as well as ground and aerial interoperability training. The exercise is scheduled to take place from

  • Bomber Task Force Europe: Supersonic bombers complete successful rotation

    U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, concluded their rotation as part of a Bomber Task Force Europe mission based at RAF Fairford, June 27, 2023. Before returning to Texas, the bombers flew a final mission over Europe focused on integrating with NATO

  • First-ever U.S. bomber landing in Sweden

    Two Air Force B-1B Lancer supersonic strategic bombers from the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, landed at Luleå Kallax Airbase, Sweden for the first time in history, June 19, 2023.U.S. Forces have conducted exercises and training in the Arctic region, but the landing fortifies not only

  • B-1B Lancers receive first-ever hot-pit in Romania

    U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers from the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas participated in hot-pit refueling at Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base, Romania as part of Air Defender 23, June 12, 2023. Hot-pit refueling allows aircraft to stay in the air longer, providing fuel to the fight and

  • 2023 African Partnership Flight kicks off

    The Zambian Air Force and United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa are co-hosting African Partnership Flight 2023 beginning June 5, 2023 in Lusaka, Zambia.

  • Arctic Challenge 2023: Supersonic bombers soar over USS Gerald Ford

    ØRLAND AIR BASE, Norway – U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer supersonic strategic bombers executing Bomber Task Force 2023-3 joined NATO and coalition aircraft, June 5, during Arctic Challenge Exercise 2023 in a counter-maritime mission involving the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Carrier Strike Group and