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The US is sending B-52s and AC-130 gunships back in Afghanistan to slow its impending collapse
The Taliban have captured six provincial capitals.
B-52s fly over Middle East in yet another display of force for Iran
Listen up, "potential adversaries."
B-52s fly over the Middle East in another rattle of the saber at Iran
"We are ready and able to respond to any aggression directed at Americans or our interests."
B-52 bombers are ‘competing every day’ over Europe to send a message to Russia, top Air Force officers say
A flurry of U.S. Air Force activity over Europe in recent weeks is meant to reassure allies and signal to Russia that it won't interfere with those relationships, the head of planning for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa said Tuesday
US B-52s train with Ukrainian fighter jets near Crimea in an ‘in your face’ message to Russia
Following a recent spike in airborne confrontations between the U.S. and Russian militaries, three B-52 Stratofortress bombers joined Ukrainian fighter jets for training Friday, and were also spotted skirting the Crimean peninsula, in a move one observer called an "in-your-face statement" to Russia
Air Force B-52s participate in Bomber Task Force in Ukraine
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.
Why the Air Force’s aging fleet of Cold War bombers is the US’s best hope against China
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 launching a hypersonic missile from its oldest bomber
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 Air Force’s B-52 bombers are done flying with nuclear bombs
The B-52 bomber, a critical component of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet, is no longer approved to carry nuclear gravity bombs
The US is sending B-52 bombers to a strategic Middle East hub amid tensions with Iran
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
The Air Force may load up the B-52 with more bombs than ever in its search for a new ‘arsenal plane’
Defense Department officials may select a bomber already in the Air Force's inventory to become its munitions-packed "arsenal plane," Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, said Tuesday
Cockpit video shows a Russian fighter running up on a US B-52 bomber over Eastern Europe
The Russian Defense Ministry released a video shot from the cockpit of a Su-27 fighter as it raced after a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress heavy, long-range bomber
The Air Force’s oldest bomber just took flight with its newest hypersonic weapon for the first time
A B-52 Stratofortress heavy, long-range bomber took to the skies over Edwards Air Force Base in California on Wednesday with an inactive, sensor-only prototype of the new AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW), one of a handful of hypersonic weapons the Air Force is developing for the B-52s
The Air Force just resurrected a 60-year-old B-52 bomber named ‘Wise Guy’ from its boneyard to fight another day
A decommissioned B-52H Stratofortress heavy, long-range bomber nicknamed "Wise Guy" was brought back from the Air Force's "boneyard" and delivered to an operational unit, the Air Force announced Tuesday
US B-52 bombers just rolled up in the Middle East in a message to Iran
American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command said
US and Chinese bombers soar over critical Pacific waterway amid ramped-up military drills
B-52 bombers from Guam have trained with Air Self-Defense Force and Okinawa-based U.S. fighter jets in the Western Pacific, just days after China sent a total of six bombers and other aircraft through a key entryway into the Pacific for their own military exercises
US sends B-52 bomber over disputed South China Sea for first time in months
A U.S. B-52 bomber was sent near disputed islands in the South China Sea and another circumnavigated Japan, conducting joint military exercises with the Air Self-Defense Force, the U.S. Pacific Air Forces said Wednesday
The Air Force’s B-52 bombers are getting the ability to drop smart bombs like never before
U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers — America's longest-serving bomber aircraft — are expected to get an upgrade that will allow them to drop bombs like never before
How the Air Force plans on keeping the B-52 dropping warheads on foreheads for 100 years
Sixty-seven years after the U.S. Air Force received its last B-52 from Boeing, the flying branch finally has firmed up plans to fit the heavy bomber with new engines
China Just Sent A Major Warning To The US In The South China Sea
China’s Navy recently conducted anti-air exercises in the South China Sea. The drills were reported by the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP),...
The Legendary B-52 Stratofortress Is Getting A Buttload Of New Bombs
The legendary B-52H Stratofortress has been raining bombs down on terror targets across the Middle East and Southwest Asia like...
3 Reasons The Legendary B-52 Bomber Will Outlive All Of Us
Do you remember when the defense industry could actually build airplanes? Not just build airplanes, but mass produce them in...
The B-52’s Devastating New Weapons Upgrade Is Already Kicking Ass In The Middle East
The B-52 Stratofortress may be old enough to buy a senior ticket at the movies, but the legendary long-range strategic...
Why The B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Might Be America’s Most Dangerous Weapon
The B-2 Spirit is one of three strategic heavy bombers in Air Force service. Originally conceived to infiltrate the Soviet...
Lockheed And Raytheon Pick Up Air Force Contracts To Develop New Nuclear Cruise Missile
Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community....