With almost 3 million service members, 4,800 defense sites on seven continents and an annual budget of more than $700 billion, the US military is considered the world’s premier fighting force.
Here’s a look at some of its most important weaponry.
A US official said Tuesday that six of the massive, eight-engine bombers would be sent to the air base at Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.
B-2 stealth bombers
The bat-winged heavy bombers can carry both conventional and nuclear weapons.
The four-engine bombers, of which the US has more than 60 in its fleet, can carry the largest payload of any aircraft in the US Air Force — more than 75,000 pounds (34,019 kilograms) worth, including cruise missiles, gravity bombs and naval mines.
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