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While Beijing increasingly takes a militaristic line toward Washington, the US Air Force made the purpose of its new training explicit, with stealth nuclear bombers and fighter jets built to counter threats like Beijing's South China Sea fortress.
The B-2 stealth bomber made its first overseas deployment 20 years ago — here’s why it’s still one of the most feared aircraft in th...
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the deployment of one of America's most important and expensive weapon systems — the B-2 Spirit.
The Air Force is ordering more of its biggest nonnuclear bomb — designed to take out underground targets like those in North Korea or Iran
The 30,000-pound GBU-57 is the largest nonnuclear weapon in the US arsenal.
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.
B-2 stealth bombers with upgraded tactical nuclear weapons may lend themselves to killing Kim Jong Un should he hide in an underground bunker during a conflict.
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.
The Air Force and US Strategic Command say they aren’t planning to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert
The Air Force is upgrading facilities some of its bases, but it says there are no plans to change the alert status of its nuclear bombers.
Nuclear-capable and heavy bombers are the most visible leg of the US's nuclear triad, and are often deployed to deter aggression and promote stability.
The exercise will feature multi-role fighters, electronic warfare aircraft, and ground-based air defense "for the purposes of crisis management."