Friday, January 22, 2021

Topic: bomber

Pentagon sends B-52 bombers to Middle East in show of power

The U.S. military flew a pair of B-52 Stratofortress long-range bombers to the Middle East Sunday for a deterrence mission against Iran. A KC-10 Extender assigned to the...

Saudi fighter jets escort U.S. B-52 heavy bombers amid Iranian activity in region

Saudi Royal Air Force fighter jets escorted the U.S. Air Force B-52 heavy bombers over the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility Jan. 7, 2021. According to...

Japanese air force jets scramble to intercept Russian and Chinese bombers

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets intercepted groups of Russian and Chinese bombers flew a joint patrol mission over the Western Pacific Tuesday. In a statement presented by Japan's Defense...

U.S. Air Force awards contract to Boeing for B-1, B-52 engineering services

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted American plane-maker Boeing for engineering work on B-1B Lancer and B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber aircraft. According to the U.S. Department of Defense...

U.S. Air Force returns B-1B Lancer bombers to Guam

On 6 December, the U.S. Air Force has confirmed that supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers returned to the Indo-Pacific region for a Bomber Task Force deployment, conducting operations...

U.S. Air Force shows B-1B’s external weapons carriage capabilities

The U.S. Air Force has revealed that the B-1B Lancer’s expanded carriage capabilities comes one step closer to fruition following an external captive carry flight over the...

U.S. Air Force B-52H bombers conduct short-notice mission into Middle East

The U.S. Air Force announced that four B-52H Stratofortresses bombers assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., conducted a short-notice, long-range mission into...

U.S. Air Force proves B-1’s quickly deploy capabilities

On Monday, the U.S. Air Force press release said that Global Strike Command kicked off the new Bomber Task Force deployment structure. The statement noted the U.S. Air...

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Russian pilot claims Su-57 fighter jet can beat F-35

Former Russian test pilot Magomed Tolboyev told reporters that Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet (NATO nickname Felon) has more of a likelihood of gaining the...

Ukrainian startup develops low-cost drone interceptor

Kyiv-based startup developing low-cost counter-drone technologies to create an unmanned aircraft system to track a target in flight and plot a kinetic impact. The startup...

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with green paint for camouflage

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with a woodland green paint scheme appropriate for the Europian region. The dozens of military vehicles were re-painted to...

Excalibur Army unveils new 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include a comment by EXCALIBUR ARMY Marketing Manager Jan Kratky: "Your blog article features unconfirmed and outright...