B-52H Stratofortress

Country of Origin: United States
Images courtesy of the United States Air Force; click on image to display larger version

Specfications
Type: Strategic bomber Manufacturer: Boeing
Armor Material: Aluminum alloy Armor Thickness: n/a
Length: 48.03 m Wingspan: 56.39 m
Weight: 221,350 kg (max takeoff weight) Maximum Speed: 990 kph
Powerplant: 8 x Pratt & Whitney TF-33-P-103 turbofans Thrust: 7718 kg each


Description
Threat Value: 44,165 OTV: 1952.76 DTV: 1097.73 MTV: 129,445.83
Size: 20 Default Size: 35 Crew: 6 Total Actions: 3
Cost: $38,644,760 Production Type: Mass Production Lemon Dice: 4

Movement
Primary Movement Mode: Flight Top/Combat/Stall Speeds: 33/27/10 (990/810/300 kph)
Secondary Movement Mode: Ground Combat/Top Speed: 25/50 (150/300 kph)
Maneuver: -3 Deployment Range: 16,300 km

Electronics Rating & Range Armor
Sensors +2 / 4 km, 40 km air Light Damage 25
Communications +2 / 25 km ground, 250 km air Heavy Damage 50
Fire Control 0 Overkill 75

Crew
Pilot, copilot, navigator, radar navigator, electronic warfare officer, gunner

Perks
Name Rating Aux?
Autopilot Y
Backup Communications
Backup Fire Control
Backup Sensors
Chaff/Flare Dispenser (1221 shots) 2 Y
Easy to Modify
Ejection System Y
ECM 3 Y
ECCM 3 Y
Haywire Resistant
Improved Rear Defense
NOE Flyer
Refueling Equipment (intake)
Reinforced Chassis
Satellite Uplink
Stratospheric Flight (ceiling: 16 km)

Flaws
Name Rating Aux?
Large Sensor Profile 3
Requires Runway
Traceable Emissions 2

Defects
Name Rating Aux?
None

Weapons
Name Code Arc S M L EX Acc Dam Qty ROF Special Ammo
Internal bomb bay HB FF 0 0 0 0 -2 x20 1 +1 AE 1 27
External bomb racks HB FF 0 0 0 0 -2 x20 2 +1 AE 1 12 ea
M61 Vulcan LAAC FRr* 2 4 8 16 0 x8 1 +6 - 1272

Notes
* Fire Arc: Fixed Rear (treat as opposite of Fixed Forward).

Since it is far more likely that the B-52 would be attacked by missiles than by cannon fire, most aircraft have had their Vulcan cannons removed (see leftmost picture at top of page). The gunner's seat remains in the cabin, however, and is often used by instructors. (Remove LAAC and ammunition, add Passenger Seat (1); modified TV: 44,370)


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