Historic Deployment of Cyber Forces With Bomber Task Force Europe

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Defensive cyber network and host operators assigned to the 800th Cyber Protection Team, pose in front of a 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer, at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, Oct. 8, 2021. The 800th CPT, Joint Force Headquarters Cyber- Air Force, is supporting the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron during a Bomber Task Force Europe deployment by hunting and hardening systems on the B-1 to ensure components were free of any adversary activity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colin Hollowell)
Source: https://media.defense.gov/2021/Nov/04/2002886901/-1/-1/0/211008-F-TK640-1051.JPG

November 16, 2021 | Originally published by U.S. Cyber Command on November 4, 2021

In a historic deployment, a U.S. Cyber Command Cyber Protection Team (CPT) defended critical data on B-1B Lancers assigned to Dyess Air Force Base’s 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron during the Bomber Task Force Europe mission within U.S. European Command’s theater starting October 6, 2021.

The CPT’s support to the Bomber Task Force is a first for USCYBERCOM and represents an evolving relationship with the U.S. Strategic Command.

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