B-52 bombers demo long reach of U.S. air power

July 6, 2015 6:18 PM

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OFFUTT AFB, Neb., July 6 (UPI) -- The long reach of U.S. air power has been demonstrated by two U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers that conducted a non-stop mission to Australia.

The bombers, from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, flew non-stop to Australia, coordinated with Royal Australian Army forces, and conducted a conventional bomb drop before returning to the United States, the Air Force said.

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