|Büchel Air Base|
|IATA: none – ICAO: ETSB|
|Operator||German Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||1,568 ft / 478 m|
Büchel Air Base is a military air base in Germany. It is home to the Jagdbombergeschwader 33 (JaboG 33 for short, or Fighter Bomber Wing 33 in English) of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) and the 702 Munition Support Squadron (702 MUNSS) of the United States Air Force (USAF). Since 1985 the Panavia Tornado is operated from the base, which is capable of delivering B61 nuclear weapons which are stored and maintained by the USAF.
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- Luftwaffe.de - Standort Cochem / Büchel (German only)
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