B-52 Stratofortress

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Name: B-52 Stratofortress
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Raider 21 remembered by deployed aircrew

By Senior Airman Katrina M. Brisbin36th Wing Public AffairsANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Members from the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, currently deployed here from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., gathered together with representatives from the government ... [Published DVIDS - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

US Federal Business Opportunity: Defense Logistics Agency: Wiring Harness, Aircraft, Stratofortress B-52 (WSC - 04F)

Agency: Defense Logistics AgencyOffice: DLA Acquisition Locations Location: DLA Aviation - BSMDate you need to respond by: 11-July-2014Solicitation Number: SPE4A5-14-R-1337 Naics code: 334419 Computer and Electronic Product ManufacturingDescription:Notice ... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Watch This Bombay View Of A B-52 Carpet Bombing An Island

You are looking at 45 surplus M117 750lb general purpose bombs being dropped out of the weapons bay of a B-52G Stratofortress in under two seconds. You can see the impacts seconds later on the island far below.Last March I asked a B-52 pilot how accurate ... [Published Jalopnik - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

American bomber gap?

A report from Congress suggests the B2 and B52 bombers may become "irrelevant." CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight to the value the aircrafts bring to the industry. ... [Published CNBC - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

BOMBER CAN DROP DEMOCRACY - TORY MP

By Press AssociationPublished: 08:38 EST, 17 July 2014 | Updated: 08:38 EST, 17 July 2014Democracy can be "dropped from a B52 bomber" and doing so could have saved the lives of 150,000 people in Syria, a Conservative MP said today.Robert Halfon said ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Bomb Wing Commander

The 5th Bomb Wing at the Minot Air Force Base is under new leadership as of this morning.Col. Jason Armagost took over command from Col. Alexis Mezynski -- marking the first time he has commanded a wing.Major General Scott Vander Hamm presided over the ... [Published KXNet.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Air Base Holds Change in Command Ceremony

It was an important day, a day of change at the Minot Air Force Base.Airmen, local community leaders and family members gathered in Minot Air Force Base's Doc 1 for the 5th Bomb Wing Change of Command Ceremony. Col. Alex Mezynski, who served as the 5th ... [Published KFYR-TV - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

3 Things to Know About the New Air Force Bomber

The U.S. Air Force this week made it official: They are officially in the market for a new bomber. In wonk speak, the service sent a formal Request for Proposals to defense contractors who will vie for the (at least) $55 billion program.Like any massive, ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

US invites proposals for long-range strike bomber

The US Air Force (USAF) has issued a request for proposal for the multi-billion dollar long-range strike bomber (LRS-B) programme.The proposal has notified the requirements for the next-generation aircraft, but the details have not been revealed.The LRS-B ... [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

US seeks stealth bomber replacement

The US Air Force has launched a competition to replace the B2 stealth bomber and B52 heavy bomber.According to Ars Technica , the air force submitted its requirements to the aircraft industry, with a view to picking a winning design by 2015.The radar-evading ... [Published iafrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force sends next-gen bomber requirements to industry, few details made public

The Air Force expects to select its manufacturer for the next generation bomber in the spring, with contractors notified today of the service's requirements for the aircraft.The Air Force released its request for proposal to industry for the long-range ... [Published Air Force Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported May 26 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 2 reports

B-52 Gets First Full IT Upgrade Since 1961

An anonymous reader writes in with good news for everyone who wants to hold a LAN party in a Stratofortress. "The US Air Force's 10th Flight Test Squadron recently took delivery of the first B-52H Stratofortress to complete a refit through the Combat ... [Published Slashdot - May 26 2014]

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...The Kohen then asks the father: "What do you want to do, give me your first born or redeem him?" (As far as I know, the father has never chosen to give up his son!) The father then makes two blessings, and gives the coins to the Kohen...
"Freakishly accurate. If you need a building destroyed use a PGM (precision guided munition), if you need the sprawling industrial complexes around it gone too, a B-52 laden with dumb bombs is your guy."
"The intent of the event is to help facilitate viewing of the air show to individuals and their immediate families where the identified child or adult has an illness or condition with severity that would preclude them from attending the regular admission days of the air show " said U S Air Force Capt. Trisha Loede, practice air show special needs coordinator
He said: "We must make it clear that intervention to stop genocide, to stop the use of chemical weapons, to protect people from starvation, far from being unnecessary is all the more important."

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Raider 21 remembered by deployed aircrew [Published DVIDS - 6 hours ago]
‘Serving together makes us just that much stron... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 27 2014]
Marnie’s Guide to Unique Jewish Diseases II [Published Aish - Jul 27 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Defense Logist... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 26 2014]
Watch This Bombay View Of A B-52 Carpet Bombing... [Published Jalopnik - Jul 26 2014]
Atomic relic on display in Pampa [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 24 2014]
Combine Solicitation - Nut Plate, NSN: 5310-00-... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 21 2014]
Slater & Gordon, Irwin Mitchell and Minster Law... [Published Legal Futures - Jul 21 2014]
Offutt hosts VIP guests for practice air show [Published Offutt Air Force Base - Jul 18 2014]
American bomber gap? [Published CNBC - Jul 18 2014]
BOMBER CAN DROP DEMOCRACY - TORY MP [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
SNF: Why we race door-to-door [Published Iginition.My - Jul 17 2014]
How clean is clean for an electronics manufactu... [Published Dataweek - Jul 15 2014]
New Bomb Wing Commander [Published KXNet.com - Jul 15 2014]
Air Base Holds Change in Command Ceremony [Published KFYR-TV - Jul 14 2014]
U.S. Air Force Releases RFP for Long-Range Bomber [Published Aviation International News - Jul 13 2014]
Behind the counter of a liquor store [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 12 2014]
Inspired command chief motivates others [Published Whiteman Air Force Base - Jul 12 2014]
3 Things to Know About the New Air Force Bomber [Published Popular Mechanics - Jul 11 2014]
US invites proposals for long-range strike bomber [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 11 2014]
Deborah Lee James: Air Force Seeks ‘Mature Tech... [Published GovConWire - Jul 11 2014]
Here’s a photo of the four F-35B jets set to ta... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 11 2014]
Adopt-a-Plane program in service at airpark tom... [Published Our Weekly - Jul 11 2014]
US seeks stealth bomber replacement [Published iafrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
Air Force sends next-gen bomber requirements to... [Published Air Force Times - Jul 10 2014]
SAFER CROSSING PLAN [Published Times Newsweekly - Jul 04 2014]
Activists protesting money in politics declare ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 04 2014]
Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD) Flight Vehicle [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 02 2014]
Historic US wartime links with Tamworth housing... [Published Tamworth Herald.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
DXP Enterprises: The Acquisition Of B27 Turns I... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jun 28 2014]
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Here’s a photo of the four F-35B jets set to ta... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 11 2014]
They will not make it to RIAT at Fairford, but they could still attend Farnborough International Airshow 2014. The above image was posted by Naval Air Station Patuxent River Facebook page on Jul. 10. It shows the four F-35B aircraft from VMFA-121 ...
U.S. Sends Stealth Bombers to Europe in Respons... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 10 2014]
On June 8, two U.S. stealth bombers arrived in England to join "three B-52 Stratofortress aircraft already deployed" as part of "Washington's effort to reassure allies in the region amid Russia's recent bluster." "All five of the aircraft are capable ...
RAW: US stealth B-2 bombers deployed to UK, lan... [Published Russia Today - YouTube - Jun 09 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmUuH5rFzUw&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;RAW: US stealth B-2 bombers deployed to UK, land at RAF Fairford airbase The US Air Force has sent more ...
Three U.S. B-52 strategic bombers have deployed... [Published The Aviationist - Jun 04 2014]
Three B-52 Stratofortress bombers have arrived at RAF Fairford, UK, for a mini-deployment lasting two weeks. On Jun. 4, two U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, and one from Minot Air Force ...
B-52 gets first full IT upgrade since ‘60s, now... [Published Ars Technica - May 26 2014]
First flight of the first B-52H upgraded with the CONECT program—a communications system that turns the 50-year old aircraft into a killer network node.US Air Force The US Air Force’s 10th Flight Test Squadron recently took delivery of the first ...
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