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For the first time ever, a B-1 bomber landed inside the Arctic Circle | Popular Mechanics

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The U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber made history last week after successfully landing at Norway’s Bodø Air Station, a remote air base north of the Arctic Circle. The bomber went for a layover to refuel before departing again. The event also marks the farthest north the B-1B has ever operated. The bomber is 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, 7th Bomb Wing’s Dark Knight,” which is based in Norway temporarily while it’s exercising with NATO and Swedish air forces.

Source: https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a35785471/b-1-bomber-lands-inside-arctic-circle/

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