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B-52Hs versus ISIS

This article on the use of the Stratofortress in the fight against ISIS comes from a bookazine about the B-52H, published this year

NATO confirms length of Fairford B-52 deployment

The length of deployment for the four USAF B-52Hs currently operating from RAF Fairford has been revealed by NATO

USAF deploys four B-52s to the UK

Four USAF B-52H Stratofortress bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing (BW) at Minot Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota, arrived at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, on August 18

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ICBM missileer to B-52 pilot on Gulf War missions – an extraordinary career

The October 2017 issue of Aviation News featured Tom Kaminski’s article on how a USAF officer who initially undertook nuclear alert underground on ICBMs went on to pilot B-52s and command the type’s weapons school

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Onboard a B-52 during NATO fighter interceptions

Aviation journalist Malcolm English recalls the privilege of flying with a Stratofortress crew during NATO fighter interceptions in November 1980.

Retired B-52H completes epic road trip

A retired US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress has completed a 19-day, 1,407-mile journey by road from Arizona to Oklahoma

B-52s join B-1Bs during European Bomber Task Force mission

B-52 Stratofortress bombers from the USAF 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, currently deployed at Andersen AFB, Guam joined the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron’s (EBS) B-1B Lancers over the North Sea to support the Bomber Task Force (BTF) Europe series on November 10

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Rolls-Royce wins $2.6bn B-52H re-engining contract

Rolls-Royce has emerged as the winner of the competition to re-engine the USAF's 76-strong fleet of Boeing B-52H Stratofortress long-range strategic heavy bombers, beating off competition from GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney

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B-52 COLD WAR EUROPEAN OPS

UK bases have been used for B-52 deployments since the late 1950s....