B-52 Stratofortress

B-52 heavy bombers to undergo radar and electronic protection upgrade

‌L3Harris to provide B-52 Stratofortress radar and electronic warfare system update....


Rolls-Royce F130 engine selected by USAF to power the B-52 Stratofortress

The United States Air Force picked Rolls-Royce to provide powerplants for its B-52 aircraft for the next 30 years....


A USAF B-52 strategic bomber in the sky of Paris

Four US Air Force B-52 strategic bombers simultaneously flew over NATO member countries as part of Operation Allied Sky....


USAF deploys assets to cover Afghanistan troop withdrawal

The USAF deployed six B-52 strategic bombers and 12 F/A-18 fighter bombers to protect the withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan....


US Air Force conducts final captive test of new hypersonic weapon

The United States Air Force successfully carried out the final captive-carry test of the hypersonic air-launched missile AGM-183A ARRW (Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon). The weapon was fitted on a Boeing B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber....


USAF B-52 intercepted by Russian fighter jet over Black Sea

United States Air Force B-52 strategic bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing carried out a 12-hour training flight over the Black Sea region. After a Russian Su-27 fighter jet was scrambled to intercept one of them near Crimea, Russian officials expressed their concern over the additional tension such flights may create....