16 septembrie 2019

Fear of missing out?

defensenews.com

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La., and WASHINGTON — The B-52 is getting new engines , but that’s not the only modification coming soon to the U.S. Air Force’s oldest bomber. The Boeing-built B-52 — colloquially known as the Big Ugly Fat Fellow, or BUFF — is one of the Air Force’s oldest airframes, but that isn’t stopping the service from constantly deploying its fleet, most recently in September to RAF Fairford in England. The legendary bomber will continue operations into the 2050s, Air Force [...]