This video is an interesting watch if you are a B-52 Stratofortress fan. The bomber that just keeps giving and giving is scheduled to remain in active service until 2050 and possibly beyond.

Boeing B-52s will remain the backbone of the U.S. bomber force for decades to come. The final and crucial element to the aircraft’s modernization is to replace the engines. New engines will provide economic, operational and environmental benefits. New engines are the right choice to carry the B-52 into the future.” – Boeing

Featured image of a B-52 preparing for departure as another B-52 arrives. The B-52 is capable of flying 8,800 miles without refueling and can carry a weapons load of up to 70,000 pounds. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Horstman.

 

This article is courtesy of Fighter Sweep.

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