Snow whips past the B-52H Stratofortress static display on Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 25, 2014. The base, which is known for its austere weather conditions, is home to both the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing which support a strategic deterrence mission, operating and maintaining both B-52H Stratofortress bombers and Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Morris)
Senior Airman Stephanie Morris

How to re-engine a B-52 and make a new bomber fleet

Minot Air Force Base’s B-52 Bombers are part of a fleet that’s been flying missions for over 70 years. It’s a testament to the aircraft’s design and ability, and it’s a role that’s expected to continue for another 30 years, at least. But to extend the life is going to take new engines, and that’s no small or inexpensive undertaking. Get the full story on the refit our B-52s will soon be going through from

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