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US B-52 bombers tore through the South China Sea in a power play ahead of a sit-down between the US and Chinese defense chiefs
Ahead of a meeting between US and Chinese defense chiefs, US Air Force B-52 bombers tore through the South China Sea, the site of recent showdown between a Chinese destroyer and a US warship.
US sends B-52 bombers ripping through the contested South China Sea twice in less than a week as tensions soar
The US sent B-52H Stratofortress heavy long-range bombers through the disputed South China Sea twice in three days. The flights come at a time of rising tension between Washington and Beijing.
A B-52 bomber shows how it can lay a devastating minefield at sea from nearly 50 miles away in a warning to US rivals
A B-52H Stratofortress heavy long-range bomber reportedly demonstrated the ability to deploy powerful sea mines from the air at distances of nearly 50 miles during the latest Valiant Shield exercises.
‘Everybody loves the B-52’: Step aboard one of the massive bombers patrolling the front line in the Pacific
The US has been carrying Continuous Bomber Presence missions over the Pacific since 2004, working to reassure allies and send a message to rivals.
The US reportedly called Kim Jong Un’s bluff by demanding its nukes — and North Korea is flipping out
Media from Pyongyang on Tuesday complained about a host of issues, from the US demanding unilateral and complete denuclearization of North Korea, to certain unsavory comments made by Trump officials, and to US and South Korean military exercises.
The last B-52 bomber left US Central Command's area of responsibility on April 7 after being the go-to bomber for operations against ISIS and the Taliban.
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.
The US Air Force lost 4 nuclear bombs in Spain 52 years ago — and the disaster is still being felt now
"We came in behind the tanker, and we were a little bit fast," one bomber pilot said. "All of a sudden all hell seemed to break loose."
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.