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Bomber Aircraft

Strategic Bomber aircraft used by the branches of the United States Military Services.

The B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber
A look at the B-2 Spirit aircraft, also known as a Stealth Bomber. With its high-end technology and stealth capabilities, the B-2 Spirit has captured the public imagination and drawn controversy for its costs. The article looks at the aircraft from multiple angles and discusses both its origins and current role in combat zones.

Strategic Bombers Overview
The bomber's unique strengths of payload, range, and responsiveness coupled with precision attack are a cornerstone of America's airpower and force projection.

Bombers in Action
Dynamic photos of B-1Bs, B-52s, and B-2s in action.

B-1B Bomber - Power, Speed, Lethality
The B-1 Lancer isn’t just another aircraft. Because for all its sleek good looks, it’s a heavy bomber that can go a long way to put bombs on target. The swept-wing bomber delivers — capable of flying from stateside bases to targets half a world away or launching from forward operating locations for extended engagements.

B-1b Lancer Fact Sheet
The B-1B is a long-range strategic bomber, capable of flying intercontinental missions without refueling, then penetrating present and future sophisticated enemy defenses.

B-1B Lancer
The B-1B is a multi-role, long-range bomber, capable of flying intercontinental missions without refueling, then penetrating present and predicted sophisticated enemy defenses.

B-2 Spirit Fact Sheet
The B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. A dramatic leap forward in technology, the bomber represents a major milestone in the U.S. bomber modernization program.

B-2 Spirit
The B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions.

B-3 bomber (concept)
The Light Bomber (Manned) concept calls for a medium-sized aircraft that blends the advantages of a tactical fighter with a strategic bomber to develop a medium/long range, high payload capability (inter-theater) affordable bomber.

B-52 Stratofortress Fact Sheet
Air Combat Command's B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet (15,166.6 meters).

B-52 Stratofortress
The B-52H BUFF (Big Ugly Fat Fellow) is the primary nuclear roled bomber in the USAF inventory.

HyperSoar (concept)
A HyperSoar hypersonic Global Range Recce/Strike Aircraft the size of a B-52 could take off from the US and deliver its payload to any point on the globe - from an altitude and at a speed that would challenge current defensive measures - and return to the US without the need for refueling or forward bases on foreign soil. Equipment and personnel could also be transported.

B-1 Lancer - Supersonic Bomber
An article about the B-1 Lancer bomber aircraft and its use in combat missions around the world.

B-2 Spirit Bomber - Expensive Military Procurement
An article about the B-2 Spirit bomber and its huge costs and controversy.

B-52 Strategic Bomber Continues To Play A Vital Role With The U.S. Air Force
B-52 Strategic Bomber Continues To Play A Vital Role With The U.S. Air Force

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