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Nacelle, Strut Builders Looking to B-52 CERP, As Award Possible This Summer

While a significant U.S. Air Force award for the Commercial Engine Replacement Program (CERP) for the Boeing [BA] B-52H bomber looms–possibly as early as this summer, nacelle and strut builders are also looking to a subsequent award for the engine selected.

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U.S. Air Force Uncertain On B-52 Re-Engine Contract Award Timing

The U.S. Air Force anticipates receiving answers from industry on the B-52 re-engining solicitation this summer but is uncertain on the timing of a downselect decision, according to the head of Global Strike Command.

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"Too early to say" when B-52 engine contract will be awarded

This summer, the U.S. Air Force expects to have all the data it needs from the three defense companies competing to replace the B-52 bomber’s engines, but it is still “too early to say” when a contract will be awarded, a top general said Feb. 25.

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B-52: Delivering a "powerful psychological impact" on adversaries for generations

The fabled B-52 is on course to be among the first military aircraft to fly and fight for an astounding 100 years before retiring.

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The Only Two B-52 Bombers To Be Resurrected From The “Boneyard” Undergoing PDM Together At Tinker AFB

“Ghost Rider” and “Wise Guy”, the two only two B-52 Stratofortress bombers to be resurrected from the Arizona desert have been undergoing programmed depot maintenance, before returning to Minot Air Force Base.

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