US Air Force LRS-B Bomber Thread


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"From FY21 through FY25, the Pentagon projects it will spend at least $87 billion on nuclear modernization efforts. According to a handout from the department, that includes:
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  • $22.6 billion on the B-21 strategic bomber, with a fielding date around the mid-2020s."
 

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Air Force acting acquisition executive Darlene Costello reported that the first two B-21 Raider bombers are complete and ready for testing, but said it’s too soon to attempt to accelerate the program.

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US ramps up B-21 stealth bomber production ‘to take on China’​

The United States is speeding up production of its long-range
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US Air Force secretary Frank Kendall told a conference in Maryland on Monday that the US had five of the bombers in production, up from the previously reported two.

“As I speak there are now five test aircraft being manufactured on the B-21 production line at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, California,” he said, addressing the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference.

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