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.