US deploys all its nuclear-capable strategic bombers to Britain for the first time amid growing tensions with Russia

Global Geopolitics

Show of force: The B-1 Lancer (left), B-2 Spirit (centre) and B-52 Stratofortress (pictured right) together at RAF Fairford

  • Two B-2 stealth bombers arrived at RAF Fairford with three B-25 Stratofortresses and three B-1 Lancers
  • The fleet of nuclear-capable strategic bombers are in Gloucestershire to support planned NATO exercises
  • But they also send a powerful show of strength to Putin’s Russia, in echoes of the Cold War
  • In recent months NATO jets have been repeatedly scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

The US has deployed several nuclear-capable strategic bombers to Britain for the first time as tensions with Russia continue to grow.

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