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USAF Built Mach 2 Nuclear Super Bomber.. to Destroy Russia?

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posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:26 PM
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What's this? Looks fierce! And Mach 2?

Here they are practicing 'an air strike on Russia':

nationalinterest.org...

Wonder what does Russia have to match. Or maybe a Mach 3?




posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:28 PM
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a reply to: letni

That jet was built around 50 years ago.
The Russians have supersonic bombers too,,, the backfire..



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:31 PM
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oh! i was thinking dont USAF have Mach 3 or more by now.. or what DO they build more recently thats nuclear, then?

that maybe carries heavier warhead payload =/



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:34 PM
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a reply to: letni

Britain had one also.




posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:38 PM
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a reply to: letni

They're not nuclear, they're nuclear capable. There's a big difference between the two. No one has a Mach 3 bomber. The current nuclear capable bombers are the B-52 and B-2 for the US, and the Tu-95, Tu-160, and Tu-22 for Russia.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:50 PM
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originally posted by: letni
oh! i was thinking dont USAF have Mach 3 or more by now.. or what DO they build more recently thats nuclear, then?

that maybe carries heavier warhead payload =/


As far as I know the only aircraft we have capable of nuclear weapons delivery are the B-52 and B-2.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 03:52 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

Wasn't there a plan to make some of the fighter-bombers nuclear-capable at some point?



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:04 PM
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Are you trying to stir up some sh!t. The US is at peace for a change.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:22 PM
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a reply to: face23785

The vast majority of TacAir is capable of using the B61. There are only a handful that aren't certified.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:23 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

Ahem, the F-15E is Nuke capable...and a bomber disguised as a fighter.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:24 PM
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a reply to: face23785

15E's and 16's can carry B-61's. I know...I used to load them.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:25 PM
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a reply to: lakenheath24

Yes, but it's a tactical bomber. The video was discussing a strategic bomber, thus my answer on the strategic level.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:39 PM
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originally posted by: lakenheath24
a reply to: face23785

15E's and 16's can carry B-61's. I know...I used to load them.


I used to fuel em, but I served from 2004-2016. I don't think they were carrying those weapons much, although I wouldn't know. I'm not a weapons expert, and they almost always loaded bombs separately from fueling anyway.



originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: face23785

The vast majority of TacAir is capable of using the B61. There are only a handful that aren't certified.


I thought I read somewhere the 15s and 16s could carry them. Thanks.



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:41 PM
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a reply to: letni

My God! The B-58 Hustler. I wish we could all go back in time and experience one of those flying over at mach 1.5.

IIRC, the B-58 served from 1960 to 1970. Just pure power...



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:45 PM
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a reply to: letni

America had one nuclear-powered plane and it was that dangerous that the could not even run the thing powered up because the radiation shielding was insufficient, they suspected it may melt through the bottom of the plane. Test purposes only really.

There was Project Pluto a nuclear reactor powered massive cruise missile, all the same, that actually had potential in a MAD world, crazy beyond belief potential.
edit on 2-7-2019 by andy06shake because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 2 2019 @ 04:53 PM
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The nuke power was tested in northern Georgia that's a park now if I recall.




posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 12:09 PM
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prototype but never mass produced
B-70 Valkyrie
yes, designed to cover USSR

mach 2+

en.wikipedia.org...


edit on 3-7-2019 by ElGoobero because: add kewl pic




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