From Iceland — US Air Force Training In Iceland

US Air Force Training In Iceland

Published August 24, 2021

Desirai Thompson
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Getty/Ethan Miller

The US Air Force will be conducting training in Iceland over the next few days, according to Vísir. 200 airmen along with three Northrop B-2 Spirit aircraft, also known as Stealth bombers, will participate in the exercises.

The purpose of the project is to acquaint participants with conditions in the North Atlantic — as well as Iceland in particular —  and to further train other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).

Similar exercises took place in Iceland in March and are a common occurrence across mainland Europe.

Participants will be based in the security area of Keflavík Airport for the duration of the project. 

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