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  1. B-52 Bomber Can Hold 9 Weapons on Each Wing and 27 Inside Its Weapons Bay

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    YouTube/Smithsonian Channel

    The Air Force’s B-52 Bomber is a legendary aircraft, having been around since the 1950s and is easily one of the most recognizable planes in the world.

    Incredibly, a B-52 Bomber can carry 70,000 pounds of weapons, is 40 feet tall, 156 feet in length, and features a wingspan of 185 feet.

    Not only can a B-52 hold 9 weapons on each wing and 27 inside its weapons bay, the bomber can also carry 8 nukes inside of its massive body.

    Here’s a video showing just how many weapons a B-52 Bomber can hold: