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Definition(s):

  • (n) United States military aircraft; B- stands for bomber

News

  1. Short Selling Andros Townsend Would Leave Hole in Tottenham's Squad Unfixed

    If you rifled through the article Sam Tighe posted about Tottenham 's willingness to part company with a player or six, some of the names would have come as little surprise if you watched the Spurs this season. Scott Parker, for all of his industry, did not fit any of Andre Villas-Boas’ midfield archetypes; Tom Huddlestone still has the turning radius of a B-52 bomber; and as for Benoit Assou ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Thumbs up for Waverider scramjet's final flight

    By Mike WallSpace.comU.S. Air Force Maj. Andrew Murphy couldn't see the hypersonic vehicle's rocket ignite, but he could hear it — and feel it.The roar flowed through Murphy on May 1 as he sat at the controls of his B-52 Stratofortress, which had just released the Air Force's unmanned X-51A Waverider about 50,000 feet (15,000 meters) above the Pacific Ocean off the California coast.When the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Hypersonic Scramjet's Final Flight: A Bird's-Eye View

    What the X-51A Waverider's last mission felt like to the pilot of the B-52 that released it.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SPACE.com

Quotes

  1. "The B-52 test flights at Edwards Air Force Base are the initial steps in the Air Force process to test and certify a synthetic blend of fuel for its aviation fleet," Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne said. "We are confident that the success...
    on Dec 15, 2006 By: Michael W Wynne Source: Shreveport Times

  2. "The B-52 is the cheapest bomber to fly," Dorgan said. "It makes a lot more sense for them to keep that bomber in the force."
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Byron Dorgan Source: Dickinson Press

  3. "The US administration is going to turn the whole world into people prepared to die for their nations," Saddam's vice-president, Taha Yassin Ramadan, warned. "All they can do now is turn themselves into bombs. If the B-52 bombs can now kill...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Taha Yassin Ramadan Source: Independent

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