For more than 60 years, the B-52 strato Fortress has been a standard ʙᴏᴍʙᴇʀ ᴀɪʀᴄʀᴀғᴛ.
Giving them the power to outmaneuver geopolitical competitors. Desert Storm in the 90s and operation inherent resolve in 2016. There have been several occasions where a grounded B-52 ᴀɪʀᴄʀᴀғᴛ has had to take off as soon as possible.
There could be instances where a ᴍɪʟɪᴛᴀʀʏ base is under threat or a ᴅᴀɴɢᴇʀᴏᴜs situation arises requiring air support where grounded ᴀɪʀᴄʀᴀғᴛ may have to take off quickly.
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