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AMERICA’s B-52 STRATOFORTRESS (DEVELOPED IN THE 1950s): DROPPING BOMBS UNTIL 2040

The Air Force plan is to keep the historic B-52 Bomber relevant and functional for decades well into the 2040s. The B-52 has previously been able to carry JDAM weapons externally, but with the IWBU the aircraft will be able to internally house some of the most cutting edge precision-guided Joint Attack Munitions and Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, among others.