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In peacetime a tiny island in the Indian Ocean is quieter than a Maytag repair center, but now it's a stationary aircraft carrier for warplanes too large to fit on one, such as the KC-10 Extender and B-52 Stratofortress.
Besides the ability to connect with Navy ships, the radio allows the B-52 to communicate with commercial frequencies, such as those used by airports.
American B-52 bombers flew 60 missions in 1991 from RAF Fairford, dropping more than 1,158 tonnes of high explosive.
With the combined ability to identify and laze our own targets, coupled with our loiter time and massive payload, the B-52 will continue to be the most demanded striker in the combat Air Force.
The B-52 test flights at Edwards Air Force Base are the initial steps in the Air Force process to test and certify a synthetic blend of fuel for its aviation fleet,'' Michael Wynne, secretary of the Air Force, said in a statement.
I like to remind audiences like this that I talk about the B-52 and the kid on the horse.
He assisted in building the combat flight packages used by B-52 aircrews during their early flights into Vietnam.
The B-52 participation "demonstrated one of the many alliance capabilities available for the defense of the Republic of Korea," Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said in a statement, referring to South Korea by its official name.
A B-52 navigator during 1968-71, author Robert Harder wrote Flying from the Black Hole in response to the fact that navigators in general and B-52 navigators/bombardiers in particular have received little recognition for the importance of their craft and their contribution to the Vietnam War.
TEST J X51-A is fitted to a B-52 bomber at Edwards Air base WAVE RIDER Scramjet engine is superfast LAUNCHER n A B-52 bomber
Texting is all the rage, in high school classrooms and now from inside B-52 bombers.
Despite alcohol being legal in the south -- unlike north Sudan which is governed by Islamic Sharia law -- B-52 has been banned be officials in Lakes state.
ISLAMABAD, December 29, 2009 (Balochistan Times): The US embassy on Tuesday rejected as false news reports that claimed US B-52 aircraft were seen by local tribesmen flying over North and South Waziristan and the Kurram Agency during the last several weeks.
PESHAWAR, December 27, 2009 (Frontier Star): The flights of US's B-52 jet plane, along other spy planes, continued the tribal areas for last several weeks in country's tribal areas, causing panic among the locals.
Flying from the Black Hole; the B-52 navigator-bombardiers of Vietnam.
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