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Parked’n’Proud B-52 Shows All the Confidence of Something That Can Tear Cities Apart
Parked’n’Proud B-52 Shows All the Confidence of Something That Can Tear Cities Apart

17 Aug 2022, 09:58 UTC / A B-52 Stratofortress deployed with an undisclosed unit is seen here parked on the flightline at the Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota

 
Imagine Seeing This in the Morning Over Your Quiet Desert Town
Imagine Seeing This in the Morning Over Your Quiet Desert Town

27 Jul 2022, 08:40 UTC / A B-52 Stratofortress is seen here flying over an undisclosed city in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, looks ready to drop bombs

 
This is America's First Air Launched Cruise Missile, Looks Vicious Next to a B-52 Bomber
This is America's First Air Launched Cruise Missile, Looks Vicious Next to a B-52 Bomber

23 Jul 2022, 14:40 UTC / The AGM-86 as a dedicated air-to-ground cruise missile was first launched from underneath the wing of a Boeing B-52G Stratofortress in March 1976.

 
This Is What Eight Turbofan Engines Do to the Air Behind the B-52 Stratofortress
This Is What Eight Turbofan Engines Do to the Air Behind the B-52 Stratofortress

19 May 2022, 09:55 UTC / B-52 Stratofortress deployed with the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron is seen here flying over the Arctic Ocean back in March

 
B-52 Stratofortress Shoots Hypersonic Weapon Off the Coast California, It Hits Mach 5
B-52 Stratofortress Shoots Hypersonic Weapon Off the Coast California, It Hits Mach 5

17 May 2022, 08:03 UTC / B-52 Stratofortress dropped a AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW), and it successfully flew at Mach 5 for the first time

 
B-52 Stratofortress Droppings Come in the Form of F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-4 Phantoms
B-52 Stratofortress Droppings Come in the Form of F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-4 Phantoms

30 Apr 2022, 23:16 UTC / An American B-52 Stratofortress and four Greek fighter jets, including the rare F-4 Phantom, are seen here during a joint exercise in early April

 
Omani Eurofighter Typhoons Trail B-52 Stratofortress in Almost Perfect Symmetry
Omani Eurofighter Typhoons Trail B-52 Stratofortress in Almost Perfect Symmetry

18 Apr 2022, 09:01 UTC / Two Royal Air Force of Oman Eurofighter Typhoons are seen here escorting an American B-52 Stratofortress over the Sultanate at the end of March

 
Massive B-52 Stratofortress Looks Flimsy Flying Over the Mighty Alps
Massive B-52 Stratofortress Looks Flimsy Flying Over the Mighty Alps

1 Apr 2022, 23:18 UTC / B-52 Stratofortress deployed with the 69th Bomb Squadron is seen here flying over the Alps during a Bomber Task Force operation

 
This Is How the B-52 Stratofortress Pulls Up at the Gas Station
This Is How the B-52 Stratofortress Pulls Up at the Gas Station

28 Mar 2022, 11:28 UTC / B-52 Stratofortress is seen in this USAF photo on a refueling mission with a KC-135 Stratotanker sometime in February near Guam

 
Saab JAS 39 Gripen Look Puny Chasing B-52 Stratofortress Over Sweden
Saab JAS 39 Gripen Look Puny Chasing B-52 Stratofortress Over Sweden

21 Mar 2022, 13:23 UTC / Two Saab JAS 39 Gripen with the Swedish Air Force are seen here flying close to an American B-52 Stratofortress back in February

 
B-52 Stratofortress Spits Out Dark Fumes From All Eight Engines Over Singapore
B-52 Stratofortress Spits Out Dark Fumes From All Eight Engines Over Singapore

6 Mar 2022, 00:18 UTC / B-52 Stratofortress is seen here conducting a flyover at the Changi Air Base in Singapore during the local air show back in February

 
B-52 Stratofortress Engine Is This Big
B-52 Stratofortress Engine Is This Big

5 Mar 2022, 00:24 UTC / B-52 Stratofortress on the deck of the Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada back in January, subjected to an engine change at the hands of USAF engineers

 
Massive B-52 Stratofortress Bombers Struggle with High Winds, Seem to Drop Out of the Sky
Massive B-52 Stratofortress Bombers Struggle with High Winds, Seem to Drop Out of the Sky

21 Feb 2022, 13:18 UTC / Two B-52 Stratofortress bombers returning from a mission to Sweden had to battle high winds as they came in to land at RAF Fairford

 
Conviair YB60: Colossal, Jet Powered, and Slain By the Stratofortress
Conviair YB60: Colossal, Jet Powered, and Slain By the Stratofortress

21 Feb 2022, 00:47 UTC / First taken to the sky on April 18th, 1952. Pilots were impressed by the capabilities of the YB-60 airframe, and it looked like a full production was next

 
185-Foot Wings Take B-52H Stratofortress to the Sky, Will Do So Until Bomber Turns 100
185-Foot Wings Take B-52H Stratofortress to the Sky, Will Do So Until Bomber Turns 100

7 Feb 2022, 10:15 UTC / B-52H Stratofortress is seen here taking off from the Arkansas Aeroplex during an Agile Combat Employment (ACE) exercise which took place earlier in January

 
Big Ugly Fat Fella Fueling Over the Desert Is Not Something That Goes by Unnoticed
Big Ugly Fat Fella Fueling Over the Desert Is Not Something That Goes by Unnoticed

20 Jan 2022, 10:03 UTC / A B-52 Stratofortress deployed with the 5th Bomb Wing is seen here at the end of a refueling, looks as impressive as it always has

 
B-52 Stratofortress Getting New Power Systems to Keep It Flying Until It Turns 100
B-52 Stratofortress Getting New Power Systems to Keep It Flying Until It Turns 100

12 Jan 2022, 10:50 UTC / Collins Aerospace gets another contract for the upgrade efforts for the B-52 Stratofortress, to make a new electric power generation system

 
Mitsubishi Viper Zeros Manage to Eclipse F-35s and a Stratofortress in Rare USAF Photo
Mitsubishi Viper Zeros Manage to Eclipse F-35s and a Stratofortress in Rare USAF Photo

1 Jan 2022, 09:26 UTC / Four Mitsubishi F-2s, or Viper Zeroes, come out to play with a flock of American F-35s and a Stratofortress over the Pacific Ocean

 
B-52 Stratofortress Lives Into the 2050s With Improved Electronic Warfare System
B-52 Stratofortress Lives Into the 2050s With Improved Electronic Warfare System

8 Oct 2021, 09:43 UTC / B-52 Stratofortress has already been confirmed as gunning to become the first airplane of its kind to fly for a full century, major upgrades are in order

 
Rolls-Royce to Put New Jet Engines on the U.S. Air Force B-52 Bomber Fleet
Rolls-Royce to Put New Jet Engines on the U.S. Air Force B-52 Bomber Fleet

25 Sep 2021, 04:34 UTC / On Friday, September 24th, the U.S. Air Force awarded a $2.6 billion contract to Rolls-Royce to provide jet engines for the B-52 bomber fleet