Nuclear B-52 bomber launched the explosion

Ядерный бомбардировщик B-52 запустили взрывом

The powder starters provide an opportunity to launch the bombers within ten minutes, unlike the standard hours.

In a Network there was video of the engine starting strategic bomber USAF B-52 Stratofortress in an unusual way – by using the powder starters.

This method – the ground staff of American airfields calls him Саrt-Start – is used when the aircraft as soon as possible to lift into the air.

Bomber Boeing B-52 replaced the obsolete B-36 in 1955. Stratofortress can carry on Board different types of weapons (nuclear is not an exception) at subsonic speeds and altitudes up to 15 kilometers.

It is known that initially the development of the B-52 was conducted for the theoretical delivery of two thermonuclear bombs colossal power to any point of the USSR.

In addition, this model of Boeing – an absolute record for flight range among combat aircraft in its class, and that this modification has been in service for over 50 years – a rarity for such equipment.

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The powder starters provide an opportunity to launch the bombers within ten minutes, unlike the standard hours.

Such a process allows not to use ground-based equipment. It is noteworthy that broken at launch with six engines are run before the actual take – off- when the B-52 reaches the end of the runway.

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