• United Kingdom Military Power 2017 British Army, Air Force, Navy

    United Kingdom Military Power 2017 British Army, Air Force, Navy Royal Air Force United Kingdom Army United Kingdom Air Force United Kingdom Navy Military of the United Kingdom British Air Force

    published: 16 Nov 2016
  • The United Kingdom Gets Own 'Air Force One' | CNBC

    The British government finally has their own private jet capable of taking the Prime Minister on long haul flights. It has been dubbed 'Cam Force One'. CNBC's Phil Han reports. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC The United Kingdom Gets Own 'Air Force One' | CNBC

    published: 08 Jul 2016
  • Fly With RAF's Quick Reaction Alert Crews | Special Report

    In this special report, Sky News gains exclusive access to the RAF's Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) squad. Based at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, the team is responsible for protecting Britain's skies and is ready to scramble, in Eurofighter Typhoon jets, at a moment's notice. Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall goes inside the UK's top secret nuclear bunker and talks the pilots who would have to shoot down hostile aircraft. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more great content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id4225831...

    published: 14 Sep 2015
  • Top 10 Deadliest Air Crashes of the United Kingdom

    The 10 most Top 10 Deadliest air crashes of the United Kingdom. From Wales, England, Scotland. Northern Ireland deadliest crash was 27 dead and does not make into this top 10. The top 10 has helicopters, airliners and military aircraft.

    published: 23 Aug 2013
  • 6903ED Royal Britain from the Air

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    published: 26 Sep 2013
  • Smoggy London: Air pollution hits new high as UK govt ignores toxic issue

    It was once the center of the industrial revolution with chimney's belching smoke in to the sky. But it seems time and technology haven't improved the air quality in parts of the UK. The chemicals are slowly and discreetly poisoning Londoners in particular, who can do little to curb the problem. RT's Polly Boiko reports. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.

    published: 29 Sep 2013
  • Lucie Jones - Never Give Up On You (United Kingdom) Eurovision 2017 - Official Music Video

    Lucie Jones will represent United Kingdom at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv with the song Never Give Up On You

    published: 11 Mar 2017
  • A day over the UK

    This data visualisation shows the air traffic coming into, going out of and flying across the UK on a typical Summer day. It has been created using real data comprising 7,000 flights from a day in June as recorded by our radars and air traffic management systems. The camera has been fixed in one position and activity is shown at 800 times faster than real time. The time runs from midnight to midnight and shows the arrival of early morning traffic coming across the Atlantic in the early hours, the build up through the day and then the calming of flows into the night before the pattern repeats. NATS provides air traffic control services in UK Airspace 24x7x365. Find out more about NATS and Air Traffic Control at nats.aero and nats.aero/blog

    published: 17 Nov 2014
  • Sky News - Live

    SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more great content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPhone/iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB

    published: 10 Aug 2015
  • BRITISH Air Force 2017 - The Power Of Growing Up That Shocked the World

    The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force. Formed towards the end of the First World War on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world. Following victory over the Central Powers in 1918 the RAF emerged as, at the time, the largest air force in the world. Since its formation, the RAF has taken a significant role in British military history, in particular, playing a large part in the Second World War where it fought its most famous campaign, the Battle of Britain The Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 is the RAF's only air defence fighter aircraft, with a total of six squadrons based across RAF Coningsby and RAF Lossiemouth,[58][59] following the retirement of the Panavia Tornado F3 in late March 2011.[60] Their task is to defend UK airspace. In Oct...

    published: 28 Dec 2016
  • SAS • Special Air Service

    Subscribe to channel! Подпишись на канал! | Друзья канала: ВК-https://vk.com/armed_forces ВК-https://vk.com/top_arsenal ВК-https://vk.com/milhistory ВК-https://vk.com/arma1 ВК -https://vk.com/hg_ukraine ВК-https://vk.com/patrioty ________________________________________­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________________________­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­__________________­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­_______­___­___ Music : BeyondAwakening – Darkness Below The Special Air Service (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army. The SAS was founded in 1941 as a regiment, and later reconstituted as a corps in 1950. The unit undertakes a number of roles including covert reconnaissance, counter-terrorism, direct action, hostage rescue and human intelligence gathering.] The corps presently comprises 22 Spe...

    published: 08 Apr 2016
  • London's Heathrow International Airport - LHR

    Heathrow Airport is a major international airport in west London, England. Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom, busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic, and third busiest airport in the world by total passenger traffic. In 2014, it handled a record 73.4 million passengers, a 1.4 percent increase from 2013. Heathrow lies 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) west of Central London, and has two parallel east–west runways along with four operational terminals on a site that covers 12.14 square kilometres (4.69 sq mi). The airport is owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings, which itself is owned by FGP TopCo Limited, an international consortium led by the Spanish Ferrovial Group that includes Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Government of Singapore Invest...

    published: 05 Nov 2015
  • British Special Forces // Who Dares Wins

    British Special Forces - Who Dares Wins SAS, SBS, SRR and Others... GO CHECK OUT SAM WIK FOR MORE BRITISH FOOTAGES: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZI1M6JRH5j2nfRqRvkVjCw/featured GO CHECK OUT NINJAKIDCH FOR MORE SOF VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/NinjaKidCH Website: http://mouragraphics.webnode.pt/ LIKE & SUBSCRIBE

    published: 19 Nov 2014
  • AWESOME AERIAL shots of London, UK [HD]

    London panoramas, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Tower, White Hall, Trafalgar Square, National Gallery, Serpentice, Hyde Park, Canary Wharf, and more!

    published: 24 Jul 2012
  • How RAF Jets Would Shoot Down Hostile Aircraft

    Sky News gains unprecedented access to the RAF pilots responsible for protecting Britain's skies from terrorist threats. Ready to respond at a moment's notice, the Quick Reaction Alert crews based at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, fly Eurofighter Typhoon jets. They are armed with short and medium range missiles, and are ready to shoot down hostile aircraft as soon as they receive the command. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more great content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com...

    published: 14 Sep 2015
  • WARNING TO PUTIN !!! US Air Force B2 Bombers at UK Royal Air Force base

    US Air Force B2 stealth bombers arrive at UK royal air force base to send message to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber. ROYAL AIR FORCE FAIRFORD, England -- For more than 50 years the B-52H Stratofortress has served as the backbone of the United States' strategic bomber force. The B-52 is capable of dropping or launching the widest array of weapons in the U.S. inventory, including gravity bombs, cluster bombs, precision guided missiles and joint direct attack munitions to complete its conventional mission. Many might associate the B-52 with its nuclear role, but today the aircraft and its crews are forward deployed to Royal Air Force Fairford, England, to demonstrate the conventional capabilities the airframe offers. "Asso...

    published: 20 Apr 2016
The United Kingdom Gets Own 'Air Force One' | CNBC

The United Kingdom Gets Own 'Air Force One' | CNBC

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The British government finally has their own private jet capable of taking the Prime Minister on long haul flights. It has been dubbed 'Cam Force One'. CNBC's Phil Han reports. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC The United Kingdom Gets Own 'Air Force One' | CNBC
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Fly With RAF's Quick Reaction Alert Crews | Special Report

Fly With RAF's Quick Reaction Alert Crews | Special Report

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In this special report, Sky News gains exclusive access to the RAF's Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) squad. Based at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, the team is responsible for protecting Britain's skies and is ready to scramble, in Eurofighter Typhoon jets, at a moment's notice. Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall goes inside the UK's top secret nuclear bunker and talks the pilots who would have to shoot down hostile aircraft. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more great content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB
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Top 10 Deadliest Air Crashes of the United Kingdom

Top 10 Deadliest Air Crashes of the United Kingdom

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  • Updated: 23 Aug 2013
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The 10 most Top 10 Deadliest air crashes of the United Kingdom. From Wales, England, Scotland. Northern Ireland deadliest crash was 27 dead and does not make into this top 10. The top 10 has helicopters, airliners and military aircraft.
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6903ED Royal Britain from the Air

6903ED Royal Britain from the Air

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Smoggy London: Air pollution hits new high as UK govt ignores toxic issue

Smoggy London: Air pollution hits new high as UK govt ignores toxic issue

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It was once the center of the industrial revolution with chimney's belching smoke in to the sky. But it seems time and technology haven't improved the air quality in parts of the UK. The chemicals are slowly and discreetly poisoning Londoners in particular, who can do little to curb the problem. RT's Polly Boiko reports. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
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Lucie Jones - Never Give Up On You (United Kingdom) Eurovision 2017 - Official Music Video

Lucie Jones - Never Give Up On You (United Kingdom) Eurovision 2017 - Official Music Video

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Lucie Jones will represent United Kingdom at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv with the song Never Give Up On You
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A day over the UK

A day over the UK

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This data visualisation shows the air traffic coming into, going out of and flying across the UK on a typical Summer day. It has been created using real data comprising 7,000 flights from a day in June as recorded by our radars and air traffic management systems. The camera has been fixed in one position and activity is shown at 800 times faster than real time. The time runs from midnight to midnight and shows the arrival of early morning traffic coming across the Atlantic in the early hours, the build up through the day and then the calming of flows into the night before the pattern repeats. NATS provides air traffic control services in UK Airspace 24x7x365. Find out more about NATS and Air Traffic Control at nats.aero and nats.aero/blog
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Sky News - Live

Sky News - Live

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  • Updated: 10 Aug 2015
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BRITISH Air Force 2017 - The Power Of Growing Up That Shocked the World

BRITISH Air Force 2017 - The Power Of Growing Up That Shocked the World

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  • Updated: 28 Dec 2016
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The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force. Formed towards the end of the First World War on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world. Following victory over the Central Powers in 1918 the RAF emerged as, at the time, the largest air force in the world. Since its formation, the RAF has taken a significant role in British military history, in particular, playing a large part in the Second World War where it fought its most famous campaign, the Battle of Britain The Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 is the RAF's only air defence fighter aircraft, with a total of six squadrons based across RAF Coningsby and RAF Lossiemouth,[58][59] following the retirement of the Panavia Tornado F3 in late March 2011.[60] Their task is to defend UK airspace. In October 2007 it was announced that MoD Boscombe Down, RNAS Culdrose and RAF Marham would also be used as Quick Reaction Alert bases from early 2008, offering around-the-clock fighter coverage for the South and South West of UK airspace when a direct threat has been identified. The RAF has five front-line and one reserve Typhoon units; 3 Squadron, 11 Squadron and 29 Squadron (Operational Conversion Unit) based at RAF Coningsby, with 1 Squadron, 2 Squadron and 6 Squadron based at RAF Lossiemouth. On 23 November 2015 it was announced that two additional front-line Typhoon squadrons will be formed consisting of Tranche 1 versions. The mainstay of the strike fleet are the four squadrons of Tornado GR4s. These supersonic aircraft can carry a wide range of weaponry, including Storm Shadow cruise missiles, laser-guided bombs and the ASRAAM missile. Since June 2008, the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 has also been capable of being deployed operationally in the air-to-ground role. The RAF has three operational Tornado units, with 9 Squadron, 12 Squadron and 31 Squadron based at RAF Marham. RAF Lossiemouth is home to the reserve 15 Squadron. The Tornado was previously supplemented by the Harrier GR7/GR9 in the strike and close air support roles, and to counter enemy air defences. The Harrier fleet was withdrawn in December 2010 following the Strategic Defence and Security Review; the Tornado GR4 is due to retire in March 2019 and be replaced by the Eurofighter Typhoon and F-35 Lightning II. On 23 November 2015 it was announced that a total of 138 F-35Bs will be ordered. SUBSCRIBE TO MILITARY TODAY Channel to get documentaries firsthand! Thank's https://goo.gl/RZ2o4k Follow Us On G+ Here - https://goo.gl/Qr4nRd PLEASE SUBSCRİBE TO US!!
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SAS  •  Special Air Service

SAS • Special Air Service

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Subscribe to channel! Подпишись на канал! | Друзья канала: ВК-https://vk.com/armed_forces ВК-https://vk.com/top_arsenal ВК-https://vk.com/milhistory ВК-https://vk.com/arma1 ВК -https://vk.com/hg_ukraine ВК-https://vk.com/patrioty ________________________________________­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________________________­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­_­__________________­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­__­_______­___­___ Music : BeyondAwakening – Darkness Below The Special Air Service (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army. The SAS was founded in 1941 as a regiment, and later reconstituted as a corps in 1950. The unit undertakes a number of roles including covert reconnaissance, counter-terrorism, direct action, hostage rescue and human intelligence gathering.] The corps presently comprises 22 Special Air Service Regiment, the regular component, under the operational command of United Kingdom Special Forces, and 21 (Artists) Special Air Service Regiment (Reserve) and 23 Special Air Service Regiment (Reserve), which are reserve units under the operational command of 1st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Brigade.[11] The Special Air Service traces its origins to 1941 and the Second World War, and was reformed as part of the Territorial Army in 1947, named the 21st Special Air Service Regiment (Artists Rifles). 22 Special Air Service Regiment, part of the regular army, later gained fame and recognition worldwide after successfully assaulting the Iranian Embassy in London and rescuing hostages during the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege, lifting the regiment from obscurity outside the military establishment.
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London's Heathrow International Airport - LHR

London's Heathrow International Airport - LHR

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Heathrow Airport is a major international airport in west London, England. Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom, busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic, and third busiest airport in the world by total passenger traffic. In 2014, it handled a record 73.4 million passengers, a 1.4 percent increase from 2013. Heathrow lies 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) west of Central London, and has two parallel east–west runways along with four operational terminals on a site that covers 12.14 square kilometres (4.69 sq mi). The airport is owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings, which itself is owned by FGP TopCo Limited, an international consortium led by the Spanish Ferrovial Group that includes Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. Heathrow is the primary hub for British Airways and the primary operating base for Virgin Atlantic. In September 2012, the UK government established the Airports Commission, an independent commission chaired by Sir Howard Davies to examine various options for increasing capacity at UK airports. The commission shortlisted two options for expanding Heathrow in its interim report in 2013, along with a third option for expanding Gatwick Airport. The final report, published on 1 July 2015, backed a third runway at Heathrow.
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British Special Forces // Who Dares Wins

British Special Forces // Who Dares Wins

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  • Updated: 19 Nov 2014
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British Special Forces - Who Dares Wins SAS, SBS, SRR and Others... GO CHECK OUT SAM WIK FOR MORE BRITISH FOOTAGES: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZI1M6JRH5j2nfRqRvkVjCw/featured GO CHECK OUT NINJAKIDCH FOR MORE SOF VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/user/NinjaKidCH Website: http://mouragraphics.webnode.pt/ LIKE & SUBSCRIBE
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AWESOME AERIAL shots of London, UK [HD]

AWESOME AERIAL shots of London, UK [HD]

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How RAF Jets Would Shoot Down Hostile Aircraft

How RAF Jets Would Shoot Down Hostile Aircraft

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Sky News gains unprecedented access to the RAF pilots responsible for protecting Britain's skies from terrorist threats. Ready to respond at a moment's notice, the Quick Reaction Alert crews based at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, fly Eurofighter Typhoon jets. They are armed with short and medium range missiles, and are ready to shoot down hostile aircraft as soon as they receive the command. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more great content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB
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WARNING TO PUTIN !!! US Air Force B2 Bombers at UK Royal Air Force base

WARNING TO PUTIN !!! US Air Force B2 Bombers at UK Royal Air Force base

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US Air Force B2 stealth bombers arrive at UK royal air force base to send message to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber. ROYAL AIR FORCE FAIRFORD, England -- For more than 50 years the B-52H Stratofortress has served as the backbone of the United States' strategic bomber force. The B-52 is capable of dropping or launching the widest array of weapons in the U.S. inventory, including gravity bombs, cluster bombs, precision guided missiles and joint direct attack munitions to complete its conventional mission. Many might associate the B-52 with its nuclear role, but today the aircraft and its crews are forward deployed to Royal Air Force Fairford, England, to demonstrate the conventional capabilities the airframe offers. "Associating the B-52 mission with a conventional mission and dropping conventional bombs is important, because it's a capability that we have and are proficient in and train to all the time," said Capt. Jeffery Shaw, 5th Bomb Wing weapons officer. While at RAF Fairford, the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron used three B-52Hs to drop inert munitions into a target zone in Latvia and off the coast of Sweden, participate in simulated air strikes, provide naval support to vessels from 15 countries, and coordinate with Latvian, Polish and Lithuanian Joint Terminal Attack Controllers. In a conventional conflict, the B-52 can perform strategic attack, air interdiction, offensive counter-air, close air support and maritime operations. "This is a pretty phenomenal opportunity because we're integrating the B-52 on an international scale with NATO and Baltic nations," Shaw said. "We have multiple fighter aircraft across this whole area that we're doing close air support work with--Latvian, Lithuanian and Polish JTACs...it's definitely a chance for the B-52 to showcase its capability." While participating in various training scenarios during BALTOPS 15 and Saber Strike 15, air and ground crew members demonstrate the sustained capabilities of the B-52 and its ability to provide a credible, flexible and sustained bomber presence anywhere and anytime. Shaw noted it's important the B-52s are participating in conventional missions in the Baltics, while operating out of a forward deployed location, projecting an expeditionary airpower. This means crew members are able to reinforce their ability to operate from a forward deployed location and employ the B-52 in a realistic close air support scenario. Bomber operations provide a visible signal that highlights the United States' ability to deter strategic attacks, and the flexibility and range of the aircraft were seen during Operation Desert Storm, the Gulf War, Operation Allied Force and Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. As seen in previous operations, the B-52 provides the ability to respond to any potential crisis, future crisis or challenge and their operations shall continue well into 2040. The aircraft and support personnel deployed from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, along with men and women from Whiteman AFB, Missouri; F. E. Warren AFB, Wyoming; Langley AFB, Virginia; Malmstrom AFB, Montana; Navy Munitions Command Unit Charleston, and Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, to support a planned B-2 and B-52 bomber deployment to England. Video Description Credit: Senior Airman Malia Jenkins Video Credits: Airman 1st Class Lauren OConnor, A1C Aaron Hauser and Airman 1st Class Emili Koonce Thumbnail Credit: Tech Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo Modified by ArmedForcesUpdate Derivative Works ArmedForcesUpdate
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