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- Bomber aircraft : Airplanes optimized to deliver weapons to surface targets, rather than to fight other airplanes.
- United States Air Force : Branch of the U.S. armed forces responsible for land-based aircraft, as well as land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles
Units and bases
- Twelfth Air Force : United States Air Force intermediate command responsible for Air Combat Command fighter and bomber aircraft in the western United States, and is also the Air Component for the Unified Combatant Command, United States Southern Command
- 7th Bomb Wing : An active-duty unit under the U.S. Twelfth Air Force for training and readiness; flies B-1 Lancer heavy bombers detached as required to Unified Combatant Commands; based at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas.
- 28th Bomb Wing : An active-duty unit under the U.S. Twelfth Air Force for training and readiness; flies B-1 Lancer heavy bombers detached as required to Unified Combatant Commands; home base at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota
- ALE-47 : An intelligent countermeasures dispenser for military aircraft, which can receive commands directly from warning receivers, and dispense expendable radar and infrared decoys, as well as manage a retrievable decoy towed via an fiber optic cable
- ALE-55 : An active electronic attack remote device targeted at radar, spooled out by an AN/ALE-47 dispenser, which can run through the flame of an afterburner and, at the end of its tether, act as a deceptive decoy trackbreaker or a seductive sacrificial decoy
- APQ-181 : Emphasing low probability of intercept, the active radar on the stealthy, radar-evading B-2 Spirit bomber
- Controlling close support to ground forces : Doctrine for deconflicting and activelu controlling all forms of kinetic and nonkinetic fires support to troops close enough to the enemy that there is a significant danger of fratricide or degrading friendly capabilities
- Joint Tactical Information Distribution System : The primary communications system used for sharing tactical information internally, and among NATO, Australia, and other U.S. allies
- GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb : A relatively small U.S. guided bomb, several of which can be carried in a single rack position intended for Mark 8x series conventional bombs; with its accurate guidance, and the use of a new explosive, AFX-757, which puts higher pressure into a smaller radius, it reduces collateral damage while allowing more targets to be hit in a sortie
- Mark 8x series conventional bomb : The main family of U.S. high-explosive unguided gravity bombs, to which guidance kits such as the Joint Direct Attack Munition or PAVEWAY laser guidance can be attached
- Joint Direct Attack Munition : An add-on guidance kit that converts a standard Mark 8x "dumb bomb", or ballistic equivalent, into a precision-guided munition, using inertial navigation enhanced with GPS satellite navigation
- AGM-84 Harpoon : A U.S. developed anti-shipping missile that can be launched from aircraft, ships and submarines
- AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon : A U.S. precision-guided munition, originally an unpowered guided bomb with much greater gliding range than the cheaper Joint Direct Attack Munition; powered variants with more extensive capabilities are in development
- Wind-Corrected Munitions Dispenser : Add brief definition or description
- B-52 Superfortress (bomber) : United States Air Force heavy bomber, first version flown in 1952, entered service in 1961, expected to stay operational until at least 2030
- Tu-22M : A Russian supersonic bomber aircraft, also leased to India, which is in the same non-nuclear delivery arms control category as the U.S. B-1 Lancer; a significant number are assigned to Naval Aviation
- Tu-160 (bomber) : A Russian heavy bomber capable of supersonic flight, and considered a nuclear weapons delivery platform in arms control agreements
- Special reconnaissance : Also known as SR, missions deep in denied areas, conducted by special operations personnel. They may be in or out of uniform. While SR units may direct air, missile, or artillery strikes, they strive to stay undetected.