Tag: bombers

US Bombers Appear to Be Readying for Tactical Nuke Strike on N. Korea

The US has been quietly amassing firepower in the Pacific during a lull in tensions with North Korea, but recent developments on an under-the-radar nuclear weapon suggest preparation for a potential tactical nuclear strike. The US recently sent B-2 stealth bombers to Guam, where they joined B-1 and B-52s, the other bombers in the US’s fleet. […]

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The US Military just majorly stepped up nuclear bomber deployments to Guam

The US deployed every type of strategic and nuclear-capable bomber to Guam amid soaring tensions between the Washington and Pyongyang in a move sure to rattle North Korea. The B-1B Lancer bomber, the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, and the B-52H – the workhorse bomber that dropped tens of thousands of tons of munitions on North […]

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B-1B's LRASM Strikes Multiple Targets in New Test

B-1B’s LRASM Strikes Multiple Targets in New Test

The U.S. military is prepping for anti-surface warfare to make a comeback, and it’s moved one step closer with another successful test of the latest air-launched Long Range Anti-Ship Missile. Lockheed Martin Corp., the missile’s manufacturer, recently launched the AGM-158C LRASM from a B-1B Lancer, at Point Mugu Sea Range, California, the company said. The […]

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The XB-70 Valkyrie: The Sad Story of the Biggest & Fastest U.S. Bomber Ever

The North American XB-70 Valkyrie was the largest and fastest bomber ever built by the United States, but the massive six-engine Mach 3.0-capable jet never entered production. Only one surviving prototype sits in a museum in Dayton, Ohio, even as the Boeing B-52 it was supposed to one day replace continues to soldier on. The […]

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US Flies B-1B Over South in Show of Force Against N. Korea

The United States flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea on Wednesday as part of a massive combined aerial exercise involving hundreds of warplanes, a clear warning after North Korea last week tested its biggest and most powerful missile yet. B-1Bs flyovers have become an increasingly familiar show of force to North Korea, which […]

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