The United States plans to build facilities for their B-52s at Tindal air base, south of Darwin.
This article ABC-Australia, articles makes the following points:
- Up to six B-52 bombers will eventually be based in Tindal.
- Experts claim that this is aimed squarely at China as a result of China's bellicose statements about being prepared to use military force to invade Taiwan.
- The US has developed detailed plans for a squadron operations facility, an adjoining maintenance centre and a parking bay for six B-52s.
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