B-52J

B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured

B-52 bomber Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire, No Crew Injured

B-52 Emergency Landing Early on Feb. 23, 2024 a B-52H bomber at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. executed an emergency… Read More

5 months ago

B-52 Operational Test and Weapons School form BUFF “Super Squadron” to develop tactics for un-fielded Stratofortress systems

Recently, the integrated squadron participated in Northern Edge 23, where they gained valuable insights into B-52 datalink modifications with Agile… Read More

11 months ago

The First B-52 bomber to get the AESA radar arrives at Boeing facility in San Antonio

A B-52 from the 307th Bomb Wing arrived at a Boeing, facility in San Antonio, on May 25, to begin… Read More

1 year ago

USAF confirms the B-52H will become the B-52J once it gets new engines

The USAF expects B-52J bombers with both new engines and new radars to be available for operational use before the… Read More

1 year ago

With CERP the B-52 will get an APU made by Honeywell and will no longer require an external cart nor gunpowder cartridges for starting up its engines

Thanks to the Honeywell APU the reengined B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft will meet operational quick-start requirements without the use of… Read More

2 years ago

B-52H aircrews are now trained to operate the BUFF with just four members instead of the usual five

In years to come, the B-52 Stratofortress is scheduled to get a new radar, a new set of engines, and… Read More

2 years ago

The B-52H will be redesignated the B-52J or possibly B-52K when it gets a new radar and new engines

Since some of the new APG-79B4 radars will be installed on the B-52 bombers before the new Rolls-Royce F130 engines,… Read More

2 years ago

Once re-engined USAF may redesignate the B-52H as the B-52J

Once the B-52H receives a slew of modifications adding up to a “major modification,” the USAF is likely to redesignate… Read More

5 years ago

USAF thinks about an upgraded B-52J bomber

B-52J's upgrades would include a defensive systems and avionics modernization, a crash-survivable flight data recorder, a weapons system trainer, advanced targeting… Read More

6 years ago