Boeing Pushing Engine Swap For ‘100-Year’ Bomber

Credit: B-52: USAF
Momentum is building behind a propulsion upgrade of the 1960s-vintage, nuclear-armed Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, with Boeing proposing an eight-for-eight swap for engines designed to power regional jets in the 17,000-19,000 lb.-thrust range. In the mid-2000s, the U.S. Air Force was tinkering with...

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