Also known as the Stratofortress or the Buff (Big Ugly Fat Fellow). Its the United States Airforce's nuclear and conventional intercontinental bomber. Its 50+ year service makes it the longest serving aircraft EVER. They have taken part in every conflict since the Vietnam war and up into the War on Terror. Its expected life span is projected up to the year 2030.
1. B-52's have begun their strategic bombardment of enemy positions.