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The Mighty B-52

The Mighty B-52 Cold War Government World History American History

The mighty B-52 was built by Boeing and has been in service (with upgrades) since the 1950s.  It can carry up to 70,000 pounds (32,000 kgs) of weapons.

After additional upgrades, being installed between 2013-2015, the B-52 will be able to serve America until the 2040s.


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Image online, courtesy Federation of American Scientists.

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