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US B-1 bombers fly over South Korea after North’s nuke test

Engines: 4 turbofans with afterburner

Wingspan: 137 feet (41.8 meters) extended forward, 79 feet (24.1 meters) swept aft

Length: 146 feet (44.5 meters)

Height: 34 feet (10.4 meters)

Weight: 95 tons (86,183 kilograms)

Speed: 900-plus mph

Ceiling: more than 30,000 feet (9,144 meters)

Payload: 37.5 tons (34,019 kilograms)

Weapons: Joint Direct Attack Munitions. JDAMs are tail sections with GPS navigation capabilities that are trustworthy to 2,000-, 1,000- and 500-pound bombs.

Source: US Air Force

Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/12/politics/us-air-force-bombers-korea/index.html