Four aircraft of the United States strategic aviation since the end of February 2023 are in Spain. B-52H Stratofortress nuclear bombers flew several missions in Europe this week.
What is known
A few days ago B-52H Stratofortress was seen in Romania 25 km from the border with Ukrainefrom where he went to Bulgaria. The day before, a nuclear bomber performed a sharp maneuver over the Baltic Sea, 170 km from St. Petersburg. Before that, he flew 15 km from the Kaliningrad region.
Polish fighters once again escorted an American B-52 bomber. This is an important part of the interoperability exercise. Together, we care for the security of NATO’s eastern flank. pic.twitter.com/e740hkG4Ek
— Mariusz Blaszczak (@mblaszczak) March 11, 2023
Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak said that during the flight, which was part of a NATO exercise, B-52H Stratofortress was escorted by Polish fighters. After completing the maneuver over the Baltic Sea, the aircraft headed towards Estonia. The Russian media allege that the nuclear bomber was practicing strikes.