Ellsworth AFB Bomber Crews Participate In Strategic Exercise

(Rapid City, SD) — Ellsworth Air Force Base B-1 bomber crews are participating in an annual exercise. The base public affairs office says a higher number of bombers than usual will be taking off on missions during the U.S. Strategic Command Global Thunder 22 exercise, including night missions. Global Thunder 22 tests the reliability of the nation’s nuclear bombers, missiles, and submarines. An end date for the exercise hasn’t been released.

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