U.S. Air Force Deploys B-2 Bombers and 200 Airmen to Hawaii
The U.S. Air Force announced deployed of three B-2 Spirit bombers and more than 200 Airmen at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission.
B-2 Stealth Bombers to Hawaii to Send Message to China and Other Rivals
The U.S has deployed stealth B-2 Spirit bombers to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for training in the Pacific, Pacific Air Forces revealed Friday. Coming at a time of heightened tension between the US and China, the deployment is intended to notify allies and adversaries alike that these nuclear-capable bombers are “on watch 24 hours a day, seven days a week.” Pacific Air Forces explained that the B-2 bombers have the ability to “penetrate an enemy’s most sophisticated defenses,” as well as “put at risk their most valuable targets.” The US has deployed three B-2 Spirit bombers and 200 airmen to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii for training in the Pacific, Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs revealed Friday.