B-52


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Noun1.B-52 - United States military aircraftB-52 - United States military aircraft; B- stands for bomber
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Originally slated for use by both the B-52G/H Stratofortress and B-1B Lancer, the missile would only be fielded with the B-52 fleet at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, and Minot AFB, North Dakota.
Senator Heidi Heitkamp on Thursday spoke with General Robin Rand, the Commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, to reiterate her support for North Dakotas Air Force bases and the need to modernize assets like the B-52 bomber while the next generation of aircraft is under development.
Three decades ago, upon being assigned to the B-52 Stratofortress, his first reactions were disappointment and anger.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Air Force said a B-52 bomber crashed at Anderson Air Force Base in Guam shortly after takeoff during a training exercise on Thursday.
Air Force deployed B-52 bombers to Qatar on Saturday to join the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the first time they have been based in the Middle East since the end of the Gulf War in 1991.
Air Force deployed B-52 bombers to Qatar Saturday to join the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the first time the aircraft have been based in the Middle East since the end of the Gulf War in 1991.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers based at Barksdale Air Force Base in the state of Louisiana have been redeployed to Moron Air Base, Spain.
B-52 bomber flew over South Korea in response to North Korea's nuclear test last week.
B-52 bomber flew low over South Korea on Sunday, a clear show of force from the United States as a Cold War-style standoff deepened between its ally Seoul and North Korea following Pyongyang's fourth nuclear test, according to AP.
TOKYO, Nov 13 (KUNA) -- China on Friday urged the US to stop actions of damaging China's sovereignty and security, days after two American B-52 bombers flew near artificial islands built by China in the disputed South China Sea.
For nearly 50 years, the B-52 Stratofortress has been considered by many to be the backbone of the Air Force's strategic bomber force.
B-52 bomber sortie over South Korea has endangered plans for reunions between families from the North and South of the country and risks triggering a further escalation of military tension, North Korea said on Thursday.