The bomb bay of the mighty B-52.
96th BS/2nd BW.
On the front section of the fuselage you can see the wrinkles on the skin of this heavy bomber from decades of takeoffs and landings.
Assigned to the 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron/53rd Wing at Barksdale.
B-52s as far as the eye can see at Barksdale!
This was the first "H" version of the B-52 built. It entered service on May 9th 1961. The main difference between this and previous B-52s is the addition of turbofan engines.
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