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    US-Led Coalition Upgrading B-1 Bombers to Continue Operations Against Daesh

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    US Air Forces Central Command Commander Lt. Gen. Charles Brown said that B-1 Lancer bombers, that were carrying out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, will be upgraded.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US-led coalition against the Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh) has sent B-1 Lancer bombers that were carrying out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria for upgrades, US Air Forces Central Command Commander Lt. Gen. Charles Brown said on Thursday.

    "The B-1s have rotated out, they’ve gone back to do some upgrades," Brown said in a briefing. "They will return to the mix."

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