By David Hopper
Air Combat Command Public Affairs
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. – A B-52 prepares for departure as another B-52 arrives. The B-52 is capable of flying 8,800 miles without refueling and can carry a weapons load of up to 70,000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Horstman.
An Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., was used for a demonstration of the LITENING pod Oct. 17 at Tyndall AFB, Fla. The demonstration showed the LITENING pod's capability to capture digital imagery and upload it to communications networks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Mike Kaplan)
A LITENING pod sits under the wing of a B-52. The 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron's recent demonstration showed the B-52's LITENING pod's capability to capture digital imagery and upload it to communications networks. (U.S. Air Force photo)