A week in history July 30 – August 5

Operation CHROME DOME was a Cold War effort by the U.S. to keep B-52 Stratofortress strategic bomber aircraft armed with nuclear weapons and to remain on constant airborne alert. The bombers flew routes near the Soviet Union border and were refueled by KC-135 Stratotankers. (Courtesy Photo)

PHOTO BY: 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
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