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A US Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress aircraft on landing approach during Operation LINEBACKER

A US Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress aircraft on landing approac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: LINEBACKER Base: Andersen Air Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown ... more

An air-to-air left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft carrying an air-launched cruise missile under its left wing

An air-to-air left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft carryi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dugway Proving Grounds State: Utah (UT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Publi... more

An air-to-air left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft as it flies over the Utah Test and Training Range. The B-52H Stratofortress aircraft is carrying an air-launched cruise missile under its left wing

An air-to-air left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft as it ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dugway Proving Grounds State: Utah (UT) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Publi... more

An air-launched cruise missile hangs from the right wing of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft

An air-launched cruise missile hangs from the right wing of B-52H Stra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Publ... more

SGT Kevin Wilkinson and TSGT Chester T. Jasik of the 379th Field Maintenance Squadron work on the engine of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft

SGT Kevin Wilkinson and TSGT Chester T. Jasik of the 379th Field Maint...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wurtsmith Air Force Base State: Michigan (MI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Fred Coleman Release Status: R... more

A front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft approaching the airfield to land during exercise Busy Prairie II

A front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft approaching the airfie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A view of pilots flying a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during exercise Busy Prairie II

A view of pilots flying a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during exercis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Navigators work in their station aboard a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft in flight during exercise Busy Prairie II

Navigators work in their station aboard a B-52H Stratofortress aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A pilot flies a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during exercise Busy Prairie II

A pilot flies a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during exercise Busy Pra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

An aerial view of a hot-bladder pit refueling site and a parked B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during exercise Busy Prairie II

An aerial view of a hot-bladder pit refueling site and a parked B-52H ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

AN air-to-air right side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft over a lake during exercise Busy Prairie II

AN air-to-air right side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft over ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release... more

A rear view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft landing during exercise Busy Prairie II

A rear view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft landing during exercise...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

An aerial view of an EC-135 airborne command and control aircraft, left, and a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the side of a tent city during exercise Busy Prairie II

An aerial view of an EC-135 airborne command and control aircraft, lef...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft lands with its rear drag chute deployed during exercise Busy Prairie II

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft lands with its rear drag chute deploye...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

An aerial view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked in a hot-bladder pit refueling site during exercise Busy Prairie II

An aerial view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked in a hot-blad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A right side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft taking off during exercise Busy Prairie II

A right side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft taking off during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft approaching the airfield to land during exercise Busy Prairie II

A front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft approaching the airfie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BUSY PRAIRIE II Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A high angle front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft carrying a pair of D-21 drones while in flight

A high angle front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft carrying a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Technicians remove the television sensor cowling during maintenance on the radar unit and television guidance systems of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

Technicians remove the television sensor cowling during maintenance on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

A technician repairs and adjusts the fire control radar on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise Gallant Eagle '82

A technician repairs and adjusts the fire control radar on a B-52H Str...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '82 Base: Biggs Army Air Field, El Paso State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

A left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft in flight from Guam to Darwin Royal Australian Air Force Base, Australia. The aircraft, assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, is participating in Exercise Glad Customer '82

A left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft in flight from Gua...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. Taningco Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A fire protection crew stands by as a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft is parked. The aircraft, assigned to the 27th Bomb Squadron, is participating in Exercise Glad Customer '82

A fire protection crew stands by as a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft is...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Raaf Darwin State: Northern Territory Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. T... more

COL Meyers, commander of the 43rd Strategic Wing, greets LTC Kenneth J. Hacker, commander of the 37th Bomb Squadron. LTC Hacker arrived at the base aboard a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft to participate in Exercise Glad Customer '82

COL Meyers, commander of the 43rd Strategic Wing, greets LTC Kenneth J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Andersen Air Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

A right front view of a parked B-52H Stratofortress aircraft silhouetted against the sunrise. The aircraft, assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, is participating in Exercise Glad Customer '82

A right front view of a parked B-52H Stratofortress aircraft silhouett...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Raaf Darwin State: Northern Territory Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. T... more

A right front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft landing during Exercise Glad Customer '82. The aircraft is assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron

A right front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft landing during E...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Raaf Darwin State: Northern Territory Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. T... more

A ground crewman marshals a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft into a parking position. The aircraft, assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, is participating in Exercise Glad Customer '82

A ground crewman marshals a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft into a parki...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Raaf Darwin State: Northern Territory Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. T... more

A navigator aboard a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft mans his position during a flight from Guam to Darwin Royal Australian Air Force Base, Australia. The navigator, assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, is a participant in Exercise Glad Customer '82

A navigator aboard a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft mans his position d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. Taningco Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A pilot flies a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from Guam to Darwin Royal Australian Air Force Base, Australia during Exercise Glad Customer '82. The pilot is assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron

A pilot flies a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from Guam to Darwin Roya...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. Taningco Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A ground crewman fills in a checklist after final inspection of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise Glad Customer '82

A ground crewman fills in a checklist after final inspection of a B-52...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Raaf Darwin State: Northern Territory Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. T... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft aircrew member guides Royal Australian Air Force members on a tour of the aircraft. The aircrew member, assigned to the 27th Bomb Squadron, is a participant in Exercise Glad Customer '82

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft aircrew member guides Royal Australian...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Raaf Darwin State: Northern Territory Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. T... more

A ground crew member performs postflight maintenance on the instrument panel of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise Glad Customer '82

A ground crew member performs postflight maintenance on the instrument...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Andersen Air Base State: Guam (GU) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

A ground crewman prepares a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft for takeoff during Exercise Glad Customer '82

A ground crewman prepares a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft for takeoff ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLAD CUSTOMER '82 Base: Darwin State: Northern Territory Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Alex R. Taning... more

SSGT Jim P. Johnson, qualified as a tailgunner in B-52D and B-52H Stratofortress aircraft, sits at his station during a flight

SSGT Jim P. Johnson, qualified as a tailgunner in B-52D and B-52H Stra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Carswell Air Force Base State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT L. Emmett Lewis Release Status: Re... more

Maintenance is performed on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft's radar controlled tail-gun, to ensure its operational effectiveness

Maintenance is performed on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft's radar co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPT Rosell Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

An air-to-air view from the boom operator's window of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft, assigned to the 77th Bombardment Squadron, being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 4th Airborne Command and Control Squadron. The aircraft are participating in the Strategic Air Command Exercise Global Shield '83

An air-to-air view from the boom operator's window of a B-52H Stratofo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '83 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Thomsik inspects the tail gun of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during a pre-flight check. The aircraft is departing on a 15-hour mission during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '83

SENIOR AIRMAN Thomsik inspects the tail gun of B-52H Stratofortress ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '83 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

A left side view of a row of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the apron during exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '83

A left side view of a row of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '83 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Thomsik inspects the tail gun of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during a pre-flight check. The aircraft is departing on a 15-hour mission during exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '83

SENIOR AIRMAN Thomsik inspects the tail gun of B-52H Stratofortress ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '83 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Members of the 28th Munitions Maintenance Squadron practice loading weapons on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Strategic Air Command exercise Global Shield '83

Members of the 28th Munitions Maintenance Squadron practice loading we...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SMSGT Sutherland Release Status... more

Members of the 28th Munitions Maintenance Squadron practice loading weapons on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Strategic Air Command Exercise Global Shield '83

Members of the 28th Munitions Maintenance Squadron practice loading we...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '83 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Members of the 28th Munitions Maintenance Squadron practice loading weapons on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Strategic Air Command exercise Global Shield '83

Members of the 28th Munitions Maintenance Squadron practice loading we...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SMSGT Sutherland Release Status... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Mike K. Mitchell, left, and AIRMAN 1ST Class John I. Bartlebaugh, both of the 26th Field Maintenance Squadron, change a fuel flow transmitter on a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Strategic Air Command exercise Global Shield '83

SENIOR AIRMAN Mike K. Mitchell, left, and AIRMAN 1ST Class John I. Bar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SMSGT Sutherland Release Status... more

A ground crewman directs a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft on the flight line during Strategic Air Command exercise Global Shield '83

A ground crewman directs a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft on the flight...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '83 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

B-52H Stratofortress aircraft are listed up on the parking apron during Strategic Air Command exercise Global Shield '83

B-52H Stratofortress aircraft are listed up on the parking apron durin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SMSGT Sutherland Release Status... more

A wide-angle right front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft being serviced on the flight line during Strategic Air Command exercise Global Shield '83

A wide-angle right front view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft being...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '83 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Members of the Strategic Air Command (SAC), wearing nuclear biological chemical (NBC) protective gear, participate in the decontamination of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

Members of the Strategic Air Command (SAC), wearing nuclear biological...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

A left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft with its drag chute deployed during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A left side view of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft with its drag chut...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Mark 28 thermo-nuclear bombs are downloaded from a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

Mark 28 thermo-nuclear bombs are downloaded from a B-52H Stratofortres...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

A member of the Strategic Air Command, wearing nuclear biological chemical (NBC) protective gear, sprays down the flight line in front of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft as a decontamination exercise takes place during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A member of the Strategic Air Command, wearing nuclear biological chem...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Members of the Strategic Air Command, wearing nuclear biological chemical (NBC) protective gear, scrub down a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft as they participate in a decontamination exercise during GLOBAL SHIELD '84

Members of the Strategic Air Command, wearing nuclear biological chemi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

A silhouetted view of AIRMAN 1ST Class William Haase guarding a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft on the flight line during Exercise Global Shield '84

A silhouetted view of AIRMAN 1ST Class William Haase guarding a B-52H ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Strategic Air Command personnel, wearing nuclear biological chemical (NBC) protective gear, participate in a decontamination exercise during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84. A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft is visible in the background

Strategic Air Command personnel, wearing nuclear biological chemical (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Members of the Strategic Air Command, wearing nuclear biological chemical (NBC) protective gear, prticipate in the decontamination of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

Members of the Strategic Air Command, wearing nuclear biological chemi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

A Vulcan 20 mm multi-barrel cannon in the tail turret of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft

A Vulcan 20 mm multi-barrel cannon in the tail turret of a B-52H Strat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Boyd Belcher Release Statu... more

An aerial view of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the flight line during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

An aerial view of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the flight l...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

AGM-69 short range attack missiles (SRAMS) and Mark 28 thermo-nuclear bombs, background, in the bomb bay of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft, as a downloading operation takes place during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

AGM-69 short range attack missiles (SRAMS) and Mark 28 thermo-nuclear ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

A Mark 28 thermo-nuclear bomb is downloaded from a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during Exercise GLOBAL SHIELD '84

A Mark 28 thermo-nuclear bomb is downloaded from a B-52H Stratofortres...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command lands unsing a drag parachute during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command lands u...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 4 Dorian Kitts Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

A Strategic Air Command B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 28th Bombardment Wing flies over camp during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

A Strategic Air Command B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 28th Bo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Frank Garzelnick Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more

B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the flightline for maintenance during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the flightline for maintenance...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Vincent Kitts Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in-flight during the multinational joint service Exercise Bright Star '85

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in-flig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '85 Base: Cairo West Air Base State: Al Qahirah Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Stan Tarver Re... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in flight during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in flig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 4 Dorian Kitts Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the flightline for maintenance during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft parked on the flightline for maintenan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Vincent Kitts Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in flight during the multinational joint service exercise Bright Star '85

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in flig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '85 Base: Cairo West Air Base State: Al Qahirah Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SPEC. 4 Dorian Kitts... more

A close-up view of the Vulcan 20mm cannon mounted in the tail section of a US Air Force (USAF) B-52H Stratofortress aircraft

A close-up view of the Vulcan 20mm cannon mounted in the tail section ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Vincent Kitts Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in flight during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the Strategic Air Command in flig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cairo West Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Vincent Kitts Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

B-52H Stratofortress crewmen walk from their aircraft, as a decontamination exercise takes place during Global Shield '84. The airman on the right is wearing Nuclear-Biological-Chemical (NBC) protective gear

B-52H Stratofortress crewmen walk from their aircraft, as a decontamin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GLOBAL SHIELD '84 Base: Ellsworth Air Force Base State: South Dakota (SD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

An air to air right underside view of an Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft and an F-15 Eagle aircraft

An air to air right underside view of an Air Force B-52H Stratofortres...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Ground crew members stand by as a 410th Bombardment Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft undergoes a preflight inspection prior to taking part in exercise Mighty Warrior '88. Nose art on the plane is entitled "Nemesis."

Ground crew members stand by as a 410th Bombardment Wing B-52H Stratof...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY WARRIOR '88 Base: Mountain Home Air Force Base State: Idaho (ID) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

A view of nose art entitled "The Black Widow" on a 410th Bombardment Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft. The plane is undergoing a preflight check prior to taking part in exercise Mighty Warrior '88

A view of nose art entitled "The Black Widow" on a 410th Bombardment W...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY WARRIOR '88 Base: Mountain Home Air Force Base State: Idaho (ID) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft drops Mark 82 500-lb. high-drag bombs on a target range during Exercise Mighty Warrior '88

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft drops Mark 82 500-lb. high-drag bombs ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY WARRIOR '88 Base: Nellis Air Force Base State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft drops Mark 82 500-lb. high-drag bombs on a target range during Exercise MIGHTY WARRIOR 88

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft drops Mark 82 500-lb. high-drag bombs ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY WARRIOR 88 Base: Nellis Air Force Base State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

Air crew members service the Vulcan 20mm multi-barrel cannon in the tail turret of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during the Strategic Air Command bombing/navigation competition Proud Shield '88

Air crew members service the Vulcan 20mm multi-barrel cannon in the ta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: PROUD SHIELD '88 Base: Minot Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Op... more

TECH. SGT. Frederickt Hamill, crew chief with the 92nd Organizational maintenance Squadron, directs the pilot of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during the Strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

TECH. SGT. Frederickt Hamill, crew chief with the 92nd Organizational ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

AIRMAN Craig D. Barnhart, crew chief with the 5th Organizational maintenance Squadron, directs the pilot of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during the Strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

AIRMAN Craig D. Barnhart, crew chief with the 5th Organizational maint...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft lands on base following a bombing mission during the Strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft lands on base following a bombing miss...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A 23rd Bombardment Squadron B-52H Stratofortress aircraft comes in for a landing after a bombing mission during the strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

A 23rd Bombardment Squadron B-52H Stratofortress aircraft comes in for...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft lands on base following a bombing mission during the Strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft lands on base following a bombing miss...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A member of the 5th Munitions Maintenance Squadron positions a Mark 82 500-lb. bomb on an MJ-1 bomb loader as another squadron member secures the bombs onto the wing pylon of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during the Strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

A member of the 5th Munitions Maintenance Squadron positions a Mark 82...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

MAJ Bill Weller, left, and 1LT Doug Morse, right, 23rd Bombardment Squadron, pilot a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft close to the ground to avoid radar detection during the Strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

MAJ Bill Weller, left, and 1LT Doug Morse, right, 23rd Bombardment Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A member of the 5th Munitions Maintenance Squadron use an MJ-1 bomb loader to position Mark 82 500-lb. bombs onto the loader pylon of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during the Strategic Air Command exercise Giant Warrior '89

A member of the 5th Munitions Maintenance Squadron use an MJ-1 bomb lo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GIANT WARRIOR '89 Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

Sergeant (SGT) Dean Lehmann, 320th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, and SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kathleen Vega, 5th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, load BDU-48 practice bombs onto the wing pylon of a 92nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft as MASTER Sergea

Sergeant (SGT) Dean Lehmann, 320th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT James R. Pearson, USAF Release S... more

A 7th Bombardment Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft approaches a target on the Fort Irwin range during the 15th Air Force's first"Shootout"conventional bombing competition

A 7th Bombardment Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft approaches a targ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Jose Lopez Jr., USAF Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Sergeant (SGT) Dean Lehmann, 320th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, and SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kathleen Vega, 5th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, load BDU-48 practice bombs onto the wing pylon of a 92nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during the 15th

Sergeant (SGT) Dean Lehmann, 320th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT James R. Pearson, USAF Release S... more

Sergeant (SGT) Dean Lehmann, 320th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, and SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kathleen Vega, 5th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, load BDU-48 practice bombs onto the wing pylon of a 92nd Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during the 15th

Sergeant (SGT) Dean Lehmann, 320th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: March Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT James R. Pearson, USAF Release S... more

A 5th Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft flies past a farmhouse while on its approach to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota

A 5th Bomb Wing B-52H Stratofortress aircraft flies past a farmhouse w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Preston I. Chasteen Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

An airman clears snow from beneath the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 410th Bombardment Wing

An airman clears snow from beneath the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base State: Michigan(MI) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Kevin L. Hoeth Release Status... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 410th Bombardment Wing takes off during a wing mobility exercise

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 410th Bombardment Wing takes ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base State: Michigan(MI) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Kevin L. Hoeth Release ... more

A Russian Tu-95 Bear bomber aircraft, foreground, is marshalled into a parking place beside a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft of the 62nd Bombardment Squadron during a visit to the base by Russian military personnel, part of an exchange program proposed by Air Force CHIEF of STAFF GEN. Merrill A. McPeak

A Russian Tu-95 Bear bomber aircraft, foreground, is marshalled into a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. Fernando Serna Release Statu... more

Two Tu-95 Bear bomber aircraft, center, and an AN-124 Condor transport aircraft of the Russian military, background, are parked on the flight line beside a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft of the 62nd Bombardment Squadron. The Russian planes are on base as part of an exchange program proposed by Air Force CHIEF of STAFF GEN. Merrill A. McPeak

Two Tu-95 Bear bomber aircraft, center, and an AN-124 Condor transport...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. Fernando Serna Release Statu... more

A B-52H Stratofortress from the 20th Bomb Squadron (2nd Wing) at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., deploys a parachute after landing from a mission during exercise Mighty Force 93-6. The 20th Bomb Squadron flew 63 missions during the exercise with a 100 percent take-off rate and a 98 percent on-time rate

A B-52H Stratofortress from the 20th Bomb Squadron (2nd Wing) at Barks...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY FORCE 93-6 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Ma... more

A B-52H Stratofortress from the 20th Bomb Squadron (2nd Wing) at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., takes off from right to left during exercise Mighty Force 93-6. The 2nd Wing from Barksdale deployed 12 aircraft and 430 people to participate in exercise Mighty Force 93-6

A B-52H Stratofortress from the 20th Bomb Squadron (2nd Wing) at Barks...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY FORCE 93-6 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Ma... more

SGT. Carl Paskey from the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., bleeds a hydraulic line on a B-52H Stratofortress engine during a post flight inspection. The 2nd Wing from Barksdale deployed 12 aircraft and 430 people to participate in exercise Mighty Force 93-6

SGT. Carl Paskey from the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY FORCE 93-6 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Ma... more

Maintenance personnel from the 20th Bomb Squadron (2nd Wing), Barksdale, La., pack a parachute (dragchute) from a B-52H Stratofortress during exercise Mighty Force 93-6. A B-52 with the dragchute dpeloyed is in the background. The 2nd Wing deployed with 12 aircraft and 430 people. The 20th Bomb Squadron had a 100 percent take-off rate and a 98 percent on-time rate during the exercise

Maintenance personnel from the 20th Bomb Squadron (2nd Wing), Barksdal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY FORCE 93-6 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Ma... more

STAFF SGT. James Bolland from the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La., performs post flight hydraulics check in the wing flap of a B-52H Stratofortress. The 2nd Wing from Barksdale deployed 12 aircraft and 430 people to participate in exercise Mighty Force 93-6

STAFF SGT. James Bolland from the 20th Bomb Squadron, Barksdale Air Fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIGHTY FORCE 93-6 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Ma... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bombardment Wing, Air Combat Command, stands on the flight line

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bombardment Wing, Air Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Minot Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Michael Garvey Release Status: ... more

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bombardment Wing, Air Combat Command, stands on the flight line

A B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bombardment Wing, Air Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Minot Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Michael Garvey Release Status: ... more

A close-up of the tail fin of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bombardment Wing, Air Combat Command, stationed at Minot Air Force Base

A close-up of the tail fin of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Minot Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Michael Garvey Release Status: ... more

USAF Sergeant Herman Andrade, 416th Bomb Wing, Griffis Air Force Base, New York performs maintenance on the tail gun mount turret of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft. From AIRMAN Magazine's January 1995 article "In the News "Bombers Lose Tail Guns"

USAF Sergeant Herman Andrade, 416th Bomb Wing, Griffis Air Force Base,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rosaire Bushey Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

A close-up view of a B-52H Stratofortress as it makes a bomb drop. The B-52 and its five-member crew from the 96th Bomb Squadron are attempting to set the speed record for flying 10,000 kilometers, unrefueled, with a payload of 5,000 kilograms. They will fly to northwest Greenland and back

A close-up view of a B-52H Stratofortress as it makes a bomb drop. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Richard Kemp Release Status: Releas... more

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