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The US arsenal has 156 strategic bombers, but an Air Force four-star says the US needs anywhere between 225 and 386 to confront near-peer threats.
US fighters with the USS Abraham Lincoln's carrier air wing linked up with US Air Force bombers over the weekend for a show of force near Iran.
Russia flew bombers off the coast of Alaska twice in 2 days, forcing the US to scramble stealth fighters in response
Russia sent Tu-95 long-range strategic bombers flying past Alaska twice in two days, and in both cases, US F-22s flew out to meet them.
The US got intel hinting at a possible Iranian attack on US interests, so Washington decided to move additional firepower to the region as a warning.
It's been a busy week for Chinese and US bombers, both of which have participated in military drills in the same neighborhood recently.
The bomber overflight comes as the US Navy sails warships past Chinese-occupied islands in the South China Sea and through the Taiwan Strait.
America's longest-serving bombers are getting an upgrade that will allow them to drop more bombs in a single run, making them much more lethal.
An Air Force base just deployed this new weapon in the fight to save its expensive bombers from geese — ‘bird cannons’
Birds pose a serious threat to US aircraft and pilots, but one Air Force base has developed an innovative solution to the problem — the bird cannon.
F-22 stealth fighters intercept Russian strategic bombers near Alaska for the second time this month
Two Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers approached Alaska on Tuesday, causing the US to dispatch two F-22 stealth fighters to enter the strategic Cold War-era bombers. This is the second time this month this has occurred.
Chinese bombers are extremely active, and the Pentagon thinks they’re training for strikes against US targets
Chinese bombers are much more active and operating farther from Chinese shores at an increased frequency, and the Pentagon thinks they are likely training for strikes on US targets, according to the 2018 China Military Power Report.