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Eugen Leitl eugen@leitl.org
Sun, 19 Jan 2003 11:17:47 +0100 (CET)


On Sun, 19 Jan 2003, Tom Sweetnam wrote:

> Design competition for the B-52 began in 1948. The B-52A first flew in 1954, 
> and the B model entered service in 1955. 

I think you will find items in active use which go back way more than 
1955. The B-52 which fly today are hardly identical to the originals, nor 
do they deploy identical weapons.

Nevertheless the modern battlefield does differ from 1955 quite a lot.
And, unfortunately, we ain't seen nothing yet.