The U.S. Air Force's B-52H is being upgraded with improved conventional combat capabilities in an effort to ensure the venerable warhorse remains an effective dual-role, long-range bomber well into the next century. More than half of the 94-aircraft fleet is undergoing a conventional enhancement modification (CEM), which adds provisions for carrying AGM-84 Harpoon missiles, an integrated stores management system, a universal bomb bay adapter and Global Positioning System navigation. ...

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