Stratofortress love

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  • Well the B-52 Stratofortress is still a darn good carpet-bomber.

    Matthew Yglesias » Air Force Strikes Back

  • I'm afraid Ms Yaffe has confused the 50-year old B-52 Stratofortress, which is a conventional design with a fuselage, wings and vertical tail, with the US Air Force's latest bomber, the B-2 Spirit.

    Daimnation!: Five Alive

  • This terminology irritated the big load drivers, and the Strategic Air Command general in charge of their operation issued an edict that the B-52 "Stratofortress" was not to be referred to as a BUF.

    Thud Ridge

  • The X-51A Waverider was released from a B-52 Stratofortress off the southern California coast on Wednesday morning, the air force reported on its website.

    U.S. Jet Sets World Record for Hypersonic Flight | Impact Lab

  • The X-51A Waverider was released from a B-52 Stratofortress off the southern California coast Wednesday morning, the Air Force reported on its website.

    X51A Waverider Breaks Record For Hypersonic Flight, Travels 6 TIMES Speed Of Sound

  • The chilling phrase conjures up rows of gleaming ICBM's and B-52 Stratofortress bombers and nuclear submarines — or the mad Gen. Jack Ripper in the movie "Doctor Strangelove."

    Cheaper by the Dozen

  • Look closely at a B-52 Stratofortress or even a B-2 stealth bomber; look beneath the sculpted perfection of an F/A-18 Hornet or an F-15 Strike Eagle.

    Whirlwind

  • The B-52H Stratofortress had six airmen aboard and was on a training mission when it crashed, the Air Force said.

    KIA KIA/BNR

  • The B-52 Stratofortress has been the backbone of the manned strategic bomber force for the United States for more than four decades.

    KIA KIA/BNR

  • With bayonets affixed, the officers thought, the Marines whose M-16s failed might slash or stab their way through the bunkers.62 It was 1967, the age of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the B-52 Stratofortress, and the submarine-launched Polaris ballistic missile.

    The Gun

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