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Aircrew members do preflight checks on a B-1B Lancer bomber as part of an exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, August 13, 2014.

The Air Force has picked a base to test the military’s new long-range anti-ship missile

The Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile is being developed as a standoff weapon for the Navy and Air Force, and Global Strike Command just cleared it for operational testing for the first time.
Ground crews prepare the B-1 bombers of the 77th Bomber squadron at RAF Fairford airbase.

Air Force Global Strike Command says B-1 bombers are good to fly, but is still trying to figure out what’s wrong with ejection seats

The command said a safety stand down, which was ordered on June 8, "allowed the command time to thoroughly evaluate the egress components and determine potential risks before returning to flight."
All three current US bombers.

US Air Force’s new bomber will retire the B-1 and B-2 — but keep the B-52 flying for 90 years

The US Air Force has begun planning a new nuclear-capable, ultra-stealth bomber that will phase out the B-1B Lancer and B-2 spirit bombers.
All three US strategic bombers in Europe for BALTOPS.

The US just majorly stepped up nuclear bomber deployments to Guam amid soaring North Korea tensions

Recently, rumblings that North Korea is planning to launch a satellite and that the US is planning to strike a North Korean launch have been making news.
Republic of Korea defenders load up on a vehicle during their shift change for exercise Vigilant Ace 18 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 5, 2017.

North Korea says war is near as the US doubles down with back-to-back bomber runs

"The remaining question now is: when will the war break out?" North Korean media said. "We do not wish for a war but shall not hide from it."
An F-22 Raptor maneuvers after being in-air refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker April 25, 2014, over the US Central Command area of responsibility.

The US just upped the ante on simulated bomb runs on North Korea

The US used an F-22 to send a message to North Korea. But how much stronger can the messages get?
US Navy aircraft carriers USS Ronald Reagan, USS Theodore Roosevelt, and USS Nimitz and their strike groups in the Western Pacific with ships from the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force.

The US Navy just showed North Korea its worst nightmare with 3 aircraft carriers and bombers in the Pacific

The US Navy just sent North Korea a clear message with three aircraft carriers and a handful of South Korean and Japanese destroyers in the Pacific.
A B-1B Lancer.

Here’s what could happen if North Korea tried to shoot down a US bomber

Even North Korea must know it's outclassed by US air power, and that trying to down a plane would be a "suicide mission," according to a military analyst.
Aircrew members do preflight checks on a B-1B Lancer bomber as part of an exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, August 13, 2014.

Air Force Global Strike Command has ordered its B-1 bombers to stand down after finding ‘an issue with ejection seat components’

The order comes after a B-1B Lancer made an emergency landing in Texas in early May — an incident in which one of the plane's ejection-seat hatches appeared to have blown off.