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US B-52 bombers fly over Middle East amid tensions with Iran
The bombers took off from the Royal Air Force base at Fairford, England, and flew over the eastern Mediterranean, the Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea.
US B-52H bombers fly to Middle East in mission to deter Iran
In a new show of military might, two American bomber aircraft flew from the United States to the Middle East on Thursday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
Six US Air Force B-52 bombers make symbolic sweep over all NATO members
The one-off mission, titled "Allied Sky," is meant to signal the alliance's unity and improve interoperability, say U.S. military officials.
Air Force pushes back on House lawmakers’ B-52 engine replacement concerns
The Air Force's top acquisition official tells Defense News that House lawmakers' concerns about the current acquisition strategy is a "misunderstanding" of what the service is seeking to do.
By Valerie Insinna