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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