Thursday, 5 April 2018

Air Force B-1B Lancers return to Al Udeid after 2-year absence

By: Stephen Losey

Two B-1B Lancers from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota landed at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Saturday.

The bombers are replacing the B-52 Stratofortress, U.S. Air Forces Central Command said Monday in posts on Facebook and Twitter.

The B-52s flew more than 1,800 sorties and dropped almost 12,000 weapons against the Islamic State and the Taliban since they themselves replaced the B-1 in 2016........Read rest of article: HERE

B-1B Lancer: Details

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