Flight Testing Of B61-12 Nuke Enters New Phase

Credit: Air Force F-15 Strike Eagle drops an unarmed B61-12 during a guided test vehicle flight test by 40th Flight Test Squadron at Eglin AFB, Florida, in July 2015: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Air Force’s six-year development of a guidance kit for the 1968-vintage B61 thermonuclear bomb has entered the final stretch, with qualification flight testing due to begin in March followed by a developmental test and an evaluation series in August. The new phase of flight testing comes...

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