B61-12

“Photo of damaged B61 nuclear bomb at RNLAF Volkel Air Base was a training dummy,” Pentagon says

“Photo of damaged B61 nuclear bomb at RNLAF Volkel Air Base was a training dummy,” Pentagon says

Los Alamos National Laboratory included the picture of a damaged B61 nuclear bomb in a 2022 presentation for student job… Read More

1 year ago

Photos show mock B61-12 nuclear bomb being loaded on B-2A Spirit stealth bomber before capstone test

A B-2A Spirit stealth bomber released a B61-12 Joint Test Assembly utilizing a new capability known as Radar Aided Targeting… Read More

2 years ago

F-35A drops mock B61-12 nuclear bomb for first time completing final flight test of the nuclear design certification process

This event was the first release of the most representative B61-12 test asset from an operationally-representative F-35A. Two F-35A Lightning… Read More

3 years ago

[Video] F-15E drops mock B61-12 and becomes the first USAF aircraft compatible with the new nuclear gravity bomb

Besides the F-15E, the B-2, the F-16 and the F-35 will be certified to carry the B61-12. Sandia National Laboratories… Read More

4 years ago

B-2 Spirit carries out B61-12 nuclear bomb qualification flight tests

These tests are the first such end-to-end qualification tests on a B-2 Spirit bomber for the B61-12 A B-2 Spirit stealth… Read More

6 years ago

USAF CARRIED OUT SECOND SET OF B61-12 NUCLEAR BOMB QUALIFICATION TESTS

The B61-12 consolidates and replaces four B61 bomb variants in the nation’s nuclear arsenal. The first production unit is scheduled… Read More

7 years ago

BEFORE DROPPING A LIVE MOAB ON ISIS CAVES, USAF TESTED THE INERT VERSION OF THE NEW B61-12 NUCLEAR BOMB

The B61-12 is the latest variant of the B61 nuclear bomb and will be compatible with the B-2A, B-21, F-15E,… Read More

7 years ago