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More: USA - Air Force
More: Boeing B-52H Stratofortress
More: Ostrava - Leos Janacek (Mosnov) (OSR / LKMT)
More: Czech Republic, September 23, 2012
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A visitor from - posted Wed January 16, 2013:
From this angle you can see most of the features of the B-52H model. The buldges along the nose radome are ECM blisters. The two chin mounted turrets are FLIR, for Forward Looking Infrared camera and on the other side is the EVS for Electro-optical Viewing System. EVS can basically see in low light conditions...at night. Moon light preferred but starlight sufficient. The bomb bay is apparent and between the fuselage and the engine pylon is the extrernal bomb rack. There is another external stores rack further outboard. Don't know what that's for. Just behind the inboard engine pylons along the aft edge of the wing are four slots. These are the ejection ports for the radar confusing CHAFF. Tin foil confetti of sorts to reflect enemy radar. (for newbies who don't know. Sorry guys) The antennas fore and aft are of course more ECM. You can't see them but on the bottom of the horizontal stab there are ejection ports for the defensive flares that confuse heat seeking missiles. They carry LOTS of flares. One thing that's interesting is, I don't see a NACA inlet on the wing tip which used to be there to vent the fuel surge tank. The surge tank is so on very hot days when the wings are full of fuel and the heat causes the fuel to expand, it can expand into the surge tank instead of out onto the ground. When the aircraft gets airborne the air coming in the NACA inlet pushes the fuel back into a fuel tank. Maybe they've modernized that system somewhat.

A visitor from - posted Tue January 15, 2013:
You can see all the details of weapons transport and can really appreciate the huge wing area. Seeing all the pods and sensors is very interesting also.

A visitor from - posted Tue January 15, 2013:
One of the best BUFF photos I've seen in years.

A visitor from - posted Tue January 15, 2013:
Not the most re-assuring sight, a B-52 with the bomb door open about to overfly......

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