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A B-52H Stratofortress is started up using starter cartridges on Barksdale Air Force Base, Aug. 15, 2013. This type of launch procedure allows the deterrent force to respond rapidly when called upon.

Alert Cart Start - the cartridges are filled with gun powder and when fired bring the engines up to speed for a start without an APU.

B52 on Air Craft Carrier. Photoshoped or not!?.... my guess is yes. Still a kool picture

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A B-52H Stratofortress flies during exercise Cope North 15, Feb. 17, 2015, off the coast of Guam. During the exercise, the U.S., Japan and Australia air forces worked on developing combat capabilities enhancing air superiority, electronic warfare, air interdiction, tactical airlift and aerial refueling. The B-52H is assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)

The US flew strategic bombers near to Russia in a Cold War-style exercise

MacDill Air Force Base, 1954 » B-47 .

B-47 jet bombers on field, at MacDill Air Force Base

This was my Dad's plane. Image detail for jet bomber, at MacDill Air Force Base, 1954

Boeing B-52G Stratofortress

My uncle Rick was a pilot while in the Air Force.

On November 4, Scott Crossfield entered the cockpit of the X-15-2 to make another attempt at the first flight of the XLR-99 rocket engine. Captain Bob Rushworth got into the X-15-1 to make his first X-15 familiarization flight. After the NB-52A had taken off, the X-15-2 developed a hydraulic leak and Crossfield's flight was aborted. Major Fulton and Major Cole successfully launched Captain Rushworth from the NB-52B on mission 1-16-29. On his first X-15 flight, Rushworth reached mach 1.95…

On November 4, Scott Crossfield entered the cockpit of the X-15-2 to make another attempt at the first flight of the XLR-99 rocket engine. Captain Bob Rushworth got into the X-15-1 to make his first X-15 familiarization flight. After the NB-52A had taken off, the X-15-2 developed a hydraulic leak and Crossfield's flight was aborted. Major Fulton and Major Cole successfully launched Captain Rushworth from the NB-52B on mission 1-16-29. On his first X-15 flight, Rushworth reached mach 1.95…

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress (60-0045) at Barksdale Air Force Base (KBAD)

FlightAware Luftfahrtfotos: Boeing At Barksdale Air Force Base.

XB-52 Stratofortress of the United States Air Force ...

First prototype of this historic aircraft, and in my humble option, the greatest bomber ever built by any nation!

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