Photo: U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Terrica Y. Jones / REUTERS
Military-United States air force, flown from Louisiana to the base in the British Gloucestershire squadron of six strategic bombers B-52H Stratofortress. This publication reports the Gloucestershire Live.
Planes capable of carrying nuclear weapons, have become part of a new tactical deployment of a group of American forces in England.
16 Mar one of the “Stratospheric fortress” was discovered at the Russian border in the area of the Baltic sea. It was reported that the aircraft performed maneuvers simulating the bombing of the Baltic fleet base.
March 15, Deputy Secretary of the Russian security Council Mikhail Popov said that NATO returns to the system of the transatlantic lift of troops in Europe that existed during the cold war. He said that thus increase grouping of troops of the Alliance on the border with Russia.
In 1952-1962 years manufactured units of 744 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. In December 2017, the U.S. air force announced plans to upgrade these aircraft, which should last until 2050. For this, machines must, among other things, to new engines that 40 percent will improve fuel efficiency. In 2018, the information appeared that the aircraft will receive seven new weapons, including hypersonic weapons.
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