A B-1 from the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess, AFB, Tex., demonstrated for the first time this bomber type's ability to carry a full complement of 24 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles during a five-hour flight over the Gulf of Mexico, Sept. 7, 2010. The B-1 can carry the most JASSMs of all Air Force platforms, followed by the B-2, which can carry 16, and the B-52, which can hold up to a dozen. Here, SSgt. Cedric DeBourbon makes final adjustments prior to loading a JASSM onto the B-1 for the Sept. 7, 2010 flight.
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