Barksdale Air Force Base

Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments

Two B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport to test their ability to operate in austere environments

B-52 Stratofortresses land at civilian airport A pair of B-52H Stratofortresses from the 20th Bomb Squadron tested their capabilities by… Read More

4 weeks ago

Watch this video of a B-52H Stratofortress destroying the landing lights at RAF Fairford whilst performing a crab walk demo during RIAT 2023

B-52H destroying landing lights Filmed during Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2023 by our friend Ben Ramsay at UK Aviation… Read More

10 months ago

USAF to integrate into B-52 Stratofortress the AgilePod to give the Iconic BUFF advanced communications capabilities

The B-52 Stratofortress, will soon demonstrate advanced communications capabilities through the new AgilePod, enabling a modernized, further-reaching, more secure communication… Read More

1 year ago

B-52 Stratofortress Commercial Engine Replacement Program completed wind tunnel testing

The B-52 Stratofortress Commercial Engine Replacement Program wind tunnel testing was completed using similar models used by engineers in the… Read More

2 years ago

Interesting photos show B-1B Lancer decommission process at Barksdale AFB

On Jun. 22, 2021 a B-1B Lancer from Dyess AFB, Texas, landed at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, to become decommissioned and… Read More

3 years ago

B-52H Stratofortress conducted successful simulated hypersonic missile kill chain employment

A B-52H Stratofortress from the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducted a successful simulated hypersonic… Read More

3 years ago

Impressive photos prove that the Mighty B-52 Stratofortress is still kicking ass 50 years after Operation Linebacker II

Today the B-52 Stratofortress is able to employ nearly 50 types of various munitions as recently proved by Airmen from… Read More

3 years ago

B-52s fly directly from Barksdale AFB to the Persian Gulf in a message of deterrence to Iran

As the one-year anniversary of the US killing of Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani approaches, combined with the upcoming U.S.… Read More

3 years ago

B-52 strategic bombers conduct impressive elephant walk at Barksdale AFB

The B-52s lined up in close formation before taking off as part of a readiness exercise conducted to ensure the… Read More

4 years ago

Interesting photos show Barksdale B-52s evacuated to NAS JRB Fort Worth ahead of Hurricane Laura’s landfall

The B-52s have returned to Barksdale AFB just two days after Hurricane Laura swept toward nearby Shreveport and threatened grave… Read More

4 years ago

Barksdale B-52 Stratofortress bomber Loses Panel During New Orleans Flyover

A safety investigation is planned although no one was injured in the incident. A B-52 Stratofortress from the 2nd Bomb… Read More

4 years ago

B-52 Crew Members who Took Part in Operation Secret Squirrel Meet at Barksdale to Celebrate 29th Anniversary of the Event

Operation Secret Squirrel was the B-52’s first participation in a major campaign since the Vietnam War. The objective was to… Read More

4 years ago

This Incredible Photo of a B-52 Engine Starting to disintegrate Clearly Shows Why the Mighty BUFF Needs New Engines

The incredible photo in this post features the engine of a USAF B-52H Stratofortress belonging to 2nd Bomb Wing at… Read More

5 years ago

Impressive Video Shows USAF Heavies (C-17, C-5 and B-52) Taking Off on A Foggy Day at RAF Fairford

Taken on Oct. 24, 2019 the impressive video in this post features USAF heavies, C-17, C-5 and B-52 departing on… Read More

5 years ago

In-Flight Video Features B-52 During Secret Nuclear Mission Training For the First Time in History

In-flight videos of secret nuclear mission training have been recently filmed in the B-52 “Stratofortress” bomber cockpit while in-flight. The… Read More

5 years ago

MITO SAC Style: watch B-52Gs and KC-135As performing a Minimum Interval Takeoff Departure

The B-52G's and KC-135A's featured in the clip are from the 416 BMW, at the former Griffiss AFB, NY. The… Read More

5 years ago

Here are the first photos of “Wise Guy,” the second B-52H ever to be taken from AMARG for active service

When the U.S. Air Force lost one of its bombers in 2016, it started a chain of events that made… Read More

5 years ago