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Allied Sky: US B-52 bombers fly over all 30 NATO nations in a single day

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In a display of commitment to European security and solidarity, six US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers overflew all 30 NATO Allies on Friday, 28 August 2020. Four B-52s deployed to the UK Royal Air Force’s base in Fairford overflew Europe, while two bombers flying from Minot Air Force Base in the United States overflew North America. Along the way, the bombers were escorted by around 80 fighter aircraft from across the Alliance, providing an opportunity to boost Allies’ ability to train and operate alongside each other. The 20 other NATO Allies that took part in the epic flight included...
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