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Ground crew at Edwards Air Force Base tend a North American Rockwell B-1 bomber. Introduced in 1976, this strategic bomber has a crew of three, a wingspan of 42 metres and a range of 10,000 kilometres. Its engines develop around 120,000 pounds of thrust, allowing it to travel at twice the speed of sound.
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