Israeli F-16i fighter jets carry US B-52 bombers into the Persian Gulf. photo/twitter @idfonline
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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement, “The flight was conducted as part of close cooperation with the US military, which represents an important element in ensuring the security of Israel’s airspace and the Middle East.” “
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US military said a pair bomber The B-52 took off from the British Royal Air Force Base in Fairford and flew over the eastern Mediterranean, the Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea on a joint training mission with warplanes from Kuwaiti and Saudi Arabia before leaving the area.
“The threat to the United States and our allies will remain unanswered,” Lieutenant General Alexus Grinkevich, the top US Air Force officer in the Middle East, said in a statement.
“A mission like this … demonstrates our ability to join forces to stop and, if necessary, defeat our enemies.”
Although the US Army Central Command (CENTCOM) made no mention of Iran, Washington has often sent bomber The US and Iran simmer as hostilities in the B-52s area. The last such maneuver took place in June.
Iran has also been wary of possible foreign attacks, with 51 cities already equipped with civil defense systems.
Israeli fighter aircraft under control bomber The US has become a regular fixture in the skies over the Middle East as tensions between Tehran and the West escalate amid efforts to negotiate a renewed nuclear deal.