A formation of three B-52H Stratofortress aircraft, assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, depart RAF Fairford, England, to take part in a Bomber Task Force Europe mission over Ukraine on Sep. 4, 2020.
Since late January, Air Force B-1B and B-52 bombers, usually operating in pairs, have flown about 20 missions over key waterways, including the South China Sea, the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan
The Air Force just took a major step towards fielding a hypersonic weapon with the final captive-carry test of its AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) from a B-52 Stratofortress on Saturday
The B-52 bomber, a critical component of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet, is no longer approved to carry nuclear gravity bombs
The U.S. Air Force is sending six B-52 Stratofortress bombers to Diego Garcia, a military hub that acts as a strategic location for operations in both the Middle East and the Pacific