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Upgrade gives B-52 more teeth - 09/21/2013
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The B-52 Stratofortress is set to receive an upgrade that will significantly increase its weapons payload. The initial 1760 Internal Weapons Bay Upgrade (IWBU) will allow the B-52 to house up to eight advanced precision-guided Joint Direct Attack Munitions in its internal weapons bay, in addition to the 12 it can currently carry on exterior weapons pylons. "It will increase the B-52's overall carrying capacity by 67 percent," Alan Williams, B-52 Deputy Program Element Monitor at Air Force Global Strike Command, said. Read more



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