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B-52 Stratofortress

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B-52 Stratofortress demonstration

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HUGE US Air Force B-52 Bomber lands in UK amid Russia tensions

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Spectacular video of a B-52 bombing run on island in the Atlantic Ocean

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U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress

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US IS NOT JOKING WITH RUSSIA! US B52 long-range bombers land in Britain to join Nato mission.

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The B-52 was designed and built by Boeing, which has continued to provide support and upgrades. It has been operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950s. The bomber is capable of carrying up to 70,000 pounds (32,000 kg) of weapons, and has a typical combat range of more than 8,800 miles (14,080 km) without aerial refueling.