USAF Plans To Retire B-2s, B-1s As B-21 Comes Online

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    USAF Plans To Retire B-2s, B-1s As B-21 Comes Online

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    The U.S. Air Force plans to retire its fleet of Rockwell B-1B and Northrop Grumman B-2 stealth bombers in a “Bomber Vector” roadmap that will be laid out in the coming weeks. As Northrop’s next-generation B-21 “Raider” comes online in the mid 2020s, the Air Force wants to phase out the nuclear-capable B-2 and conventional B-1, according to two sources with knowledge of the budget discussions. In its budget blueprint for fiscal 2019, the Air Force also will ...

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