B-52 Stratofortress
Stiletto 3
Origin USA United States
Role Strategic bomber
Manufacturer Boeing
Primary user USAF United States Air Force
General characteristics
Crew 5
Length 159.4 ft (48.5 m)
Wingspan 185 ft (156.4 m)
Height 40.8 ft (12.4 m)
Loaded weight 265,000 lb (120,000 kg)
Maximum speed 650 mph (1,047 km/h)
Range 10,145 mi (16,232 km)
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X.
series information
Appearances H.A.W.X.

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The B-52 was designed and built by Boeing, which has continued to provide support and upgrades. It has been operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950s. The bomber is capable of carrying up to 70,000 pounds (32,000 kg) of weapons, and has a typical combat range of more than 8,800 miles (14,080 km) without aerial refueling.


Gargoyle Flight is an American bomber squadron sent in to destroy Artemis Operations Center in the Caribbean Sea during Operation: Stiletto. It was led by Gargoyle Lead and escorted by Captain David Crenshaw of H.A.W.X. squadron.