17 septembrie 2019

Fear of missing out?

defensenews.com

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — It’s been a rough stretch for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of 62 B-1B Lancer bombers, with a pair of fleet shutdowns over safety concerns and the confirmation of plans to start retiring the plane as the new B-21 comes online, even as the much older B-52 remains in service. But speaking at the Air Force Association’s annual conference Monday, Gen. Timothy Ray, the head of Air Force Global Strike Command , seemed to throw his support behind keeping the B-1 around for quite [...]