2020-12-13

The U.S. B-52 bomber flies again in the Persian Gulf, Iran says it has monitored its flight trajectory

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The U.S. B-52 bomber flew again in the Persian Gulf region and Iran said its flight trajectory was monitored.

According to Iran’s Mehr News Agency, the deputy commander of Iran’s Khatami Ambiya air defense base, Rahi Mzad said on December 12, local time that all regional and cross-regional military movements, including the U.S. B-52 bomber, were monitored by Iran more than 150 kilometers away from the border, and they were all the time. Under the surveillance of an Iranian air defense base.

Rahimzad said that the airspace is one of the national red lines set by Iran. The enemies have experienced before that Iran will make a tough counterattack even if its airspace is violated to the smallest degree. The Khatami Ambia Air Defense Base monitors and analyzes the movements of different types of drones and aircraft, and executes appropriate plans by analyzing enemy behavior.

According to the “New York Times” report, on December 10, two American B-52 bombers took off from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana to the Persian Gulf region. After flying in the airspace near Iranian airspace for about 2 hours, he returned to the United States for 36 hours. According to reports, US military officials believe that the purpose of this mission is to deter Iran and prevent Iran and its “agents” in the Middle East from launching attacks on US troops stationed in the Middle East. On November 21st, another two American B-52 bombers completed a mission along the same route. (Receptionist Lei Xiangping)