Increasing interoperability: B-2s, B-1s join US Marine Corps, Australian Defence Forces in combined exercise
A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, taxis for take off at Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia, in support of a Bomber Task Force mission, August 26, 2020. BTF missions allow U.S. Strategic Command to provide persistent, long-term bomber presence to aid in U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. As part of their BTF deployment, the B-2s participated in a combined United States-Australia exercise with Marine Rotational Force-Darwin and Australian Defence Forces. During the exercise, MRF-D and ADF Joint Terminal Attack Controllers coordinated airstrikes with U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers and B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers. (U.S Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Salazar)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Heather Salazar |  VIRIN: 200826-F-ZT243-0016.JPG