Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Topic: bomber

U.S. Air Force completes restoration of second B-52H “Stratofortress” bomber

The U.S. Air Force announced that the second B-52H bomber is completed of its regeneration and back to active service. The details were given in a 25 March...

Three crew members dead in incident with Russian Tu-22 Backfire bomber

Three crew members on board a supersonic Tupolev Tu-22M3 Backfire bomber have died in a horror incident at Shaikovka military airfield in the Kaluga region, on Tuesday. "An...

U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bombers arrives in Portugal

The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday confirmed that its B-2 Spirit stealth bombers arrived at Lajes Field, Portugal, in support of upcoming Bomber Task Force missions. Three B-2...

U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber lands in Poland for the first time

On Friday, a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer swing-wing bomber from the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas landed in Poland. This marked the first...

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...

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