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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.
US B-52s flew close to China in what may been a message to Beijing about Taiwan — but China says it will not work
The US Air Force said the bombers were on a routine mission, but their flight comes amid Chinese military drills around Taiwan.
The part the Air Force needed to get the C-5 Galaxy off the ground is no longer made, so it went looking in its "boneyard."
The B-52, one of the Air Force's biggest bomber, has successfully completed trials deploying PDU-5/B leaflet canisters from its external bomb docks.
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.