AGM-86B

USAF wants a squadron of modified B-1B bombers that can carry the AGM-183 hypersonic missile on external hardpoints

USAF wants a squadron of modified B-1B bombers that can carry the AGM-183 hypersonic missile on external hardpoints

The B-1B has eight external hardpoints that were designed to carry the AGM-86B ALCM. These hardpoints were covered up except… Read More

4 years ago

USAF is Developing a New Nuclear Weapon for the Venerable B-52 Strategic Bomber

The newly designed ALCM will be fit with a newly designed warhead, known as the W80-4. For more than 60… Read More

5 years ago

LOCKHEED MARTIN, RAYTHEON SELECTED TO DEVELOP AGM-86B REPLACEMENT

The AGM-86B had become operational in December 1982, with the 416th Bombardment Wing, Griffiss Air Force Base, N.Y. The Pentagon… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. AIR FORCE B-52 STRATOFORTRESS RECENTLY TESTED NUCLEAR CAPABLE AGM-86B AIR-LAUNCHED CRUISE MISSILE

A B-52H can carry six ALCMs on each of the two externally-mounted pylons and eight internally on a rotary launcher,… Read More

7 years ago