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The B-52 Almost Got An Ahead Of Its Time Air-Launched Ballistic Missile Named Skybolt

Interest in air-launched ballistic missiles has seen something of a renaissance around the world in recent years, notably in Russia, China, and Israel. However, the concept is nothing new and Air Force was planning to adopt a nuclear-tipped air-launched ballistic missile, known as the Skybolt, as a payload for its B-52s more than 50 years ago.