New Life for Old Airframes

Janes is reporting that the US Air Force is currently looking into studies to modify some B-52H Stratofortresses for standoff electronic-attack missions. The size, range, and loiter time – you know, those things built into nuclear bombers – would allow it to hover over an area long enough to jam enemy electronics and deploy all of the weapons carried on board. Since we are talking about the B-52, we know that a wide range of goodies could be placed in the bomb bays of these beauts.

According to the article,

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