forces used Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
, a subsonic bomber aircraft to conduct the airstrikes.
Assigned to the Air Force Global Strike Commands Eighth Air Force, the 2nd Bomb Wing is equipped with more than 40 B-52H Stratofortress
Some of the Stratojets iconic features such as a swept-wing, all-jet design mounted on a high-wing aircraft sitting on tandem main landing gear with outrigger wheel bogies live on in Boeings B-52 Stratofortress
Air Force fleet as of 2017, the other two being the B-2 Spirit "Stealth Bomber" and the B-52 Stratofortress
Three decades ago, upon being assigned to the B-52 Stratofortress
, his first reactions were disappointment and anger.
As far as Senior Airman Joshua Serafin, a crewchief with the 69th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is concerned, it's a perfect time to wake up his baby--a B-52 Stratofortress
bomber cleverly named Neanderthal.
Fifty years ago this November, a B-52 Stratofortress
bomber crashed into a hill in Wisconsin's Northwoods, killing all nine people on board.
The USAF bomber presence, meanwhile, is consolidated at Al Udeid, where in April the latest arrivals were Boeing B-52H Stratofortress
strategic bombers, the first two of which arrived at the airbase on 9 April 9, replacing six Rockwell International/Boeing B-1B Lancers that returned to the US in February 2016.
A B-52 Stratofortress
is a long-range, heavy bomber aircraft with a wingspan of about 185 feet (56m) and a length of 159 feet (48.
FLORIDA (CyHAN)- "A B-52H Stratofortress
preparing to take off for a Continuous Bomber Presence mission aborted on take-off and caught fire at approximately 8:30 a.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 5, 2016-Historic B-52 Stratofortress
being restored in New Mexico
Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, F-16C/D Fighting Falcon and B-52 Stratofortress
, and the Sukhoi Su-30MKM from the Royal Malaysian Air Force.