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B-52 Stratofortress over Scotland

US Air Force launches radar upgrade initiative for B-52 Stratofortress

New AESA radars on the old B-52 bombers are set to enhance their navigation and targeting capabilities, propelling them towards a record-breaking 100 years of service.
B-52 new engine

60-year-old strategic bomber’s new engine begins trials

Rolls-Royce, the company in charge of delivering engines that will allow the US Air Force's B-52 strategic bomber for 30 more years,...

US Air Force aces first missile test of ARRW hypersonic weapon

The December 9 test marks the first complete trial of the all-up-round AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW).
ARRW loading procedure

US airmen flesh out loading procedures for new ARRW hypersonic weapon

US Air Force personnel from the Barksdale Air Force Base have taken the first steps toward implementing the Air Force’s first air-launched...
B-52 under NATO command

In a first, US B-52 bombers come under NATO command over...

US Air Force B-52 bombers came under NATO command and control for the first time ever during a Bomber Task Force (BTF)...
B-52H at RAF Fairford

US B-52H bombers return to UK for bomber task force mission

A total of four US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base landed at...
B-52 at Fairchild AFB

B-52 Stratofortresses returning to Fairchild after 12-year hiatus

US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers are returning to Fairchild Air Force Base after an absence of 12 years.

UK-based US B-52 bombers fly Mediterranean mission

US Air Force bombers from the 5th Bomb Squadron operating out of their forward deployed base RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, conducted their...
HATE11, HATE12, HATE13, HATE14 B-52 arriving in the UK February 2022

US B-52 Stratofortresses arrive in UK for bomber task force mission

A group of four US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, support equipment, and personnel arrived in England on Thursday for a bomber...
Stratofortress travelling by truck from Arizona to Oklahoma

Stripped out B-52 ready for new mission after 1,000-mile drive

Unlike its predecessors “Ghost Rider” and “Wise Guy,” which were resurrected from the boneyard, Damage Inc. II will not be returning to the skies.

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