Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The B-52: Still a central role

June 29, 2010

The Eisenhower-era B-52 bombers, far from retirement, are still central to Air Force operations and strategy. The aircraft is at once a Cold War symbol and a current fixture in U.S. defenses.

Above: A B-52H Stratofortress and aircrew from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., showcased the aircraft earlier this month in the Berlin Air Show. (Courtesy Photo released by USAF)

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