Amid tensions with China, US stealth bombers are back at a secretive Indian Ocean base for first time in years

<p>A crew chief marshals a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber as it arrives at Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia, August 12, 2020.</p><br>US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Heather Salazar
  • Three B-2A Spirit bombers sent to Diego Garcia in British Indian Ocean Territory for the first time since 2016.
  • Aircraft’s presence designed to intimidate Beijing as it ramps up its live-fire military exercises.
The US Air Force has deployed three B-2 stealth bombers to the tiny island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean for the first time since 2016, as SEE ALSO: Here’s how India’s 74th Independence Day celebrations will take place this year
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