• 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

  • Arctic Challenge 2023: U.S. joins coalition for largest Nordic exercise

    PIRKKALA AIR BASE, Finland – Arctic Challenge Exercise 2023, the premier Nordic large-force, live-fly field training exercise, focuses on advancing Arctic security initiatives and enhancing interoperability throughout the High North began today, continuing through June 9, throughout Finland, Norway,

  • F-22s conduct joint training with Romanian and Italian air forces

    U.S. Air Force fifth-generation fighters supporting NATO Allied Air Command’s Air Shielding mission along the Eastern Flank executed an Agile Combat Employment to Câmpia Turzii, Romania, May 22-25, 2023, to conduct joint training missions with the Romanian and Italian air forces.

  • Bomber Task Force: Supersonic bombers return to Europe

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FAIRFORD, United Kingdom – U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers returned to RAF Fairford, May 23, for Bomber Task Force Europe 2023-3 to conduct a long-planned bomber rotation in support of U.S. European Command and NATO deterrence initiatives.

  • Exercise Astral Knight to take place 22-27 May in Balkans

    United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Airmen and aircraft from across the U.S. and throughout the European theater have begun arriving in Croatia and Albania to prepare for Astral Knight 2023, U.S. European Command’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense capstone exercise.