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October 19, 2009

Video: Fifteen B-52s Take Off Within Minutes During Exercise

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By: NYCA Admin
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If the world’s powers should ever crumble and decide thermonuclear war is the final solution for mankind, chances are that many air force bomber bases—American and Russian, respectively—will look a lot like this during their final minutes. Barring that scenario, the sights in this video are only seen during war games and practice drills. Here we see 15 B-52s conducting Minimum Interval Take-Offs (MITO) from Minot AFB, North Dakota, during the U.S. Strategic Command nuclear exercise GLOBAL THUNDER in June 2009.


  • Secret

    That is a lot of B-52s! That is one of my favorite aircraft. They can carry 2 D-21 Drones!(b-52H) They have an amazing capacity of weapons!

  • Secret

    That is a lot of B-52s! That is one of my favorite aircraft. They can carry 2 D-21 Drones!(b-52H) They have an amazing capacity of weapons!