U.S. Air Force Completes $1.3 Billion Upgrade For B-1B

The Integrated Battle Station adds new displays and data links for the B-1B's weapon system officers.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
All 62 Rockwell International B-1B bombers are now upgraded with a $1.3 billion avionics upgrade called the Integrated Battle Station (IBS), the U.S. Air Force announced Sept. 24. The eight-year program completed the largest successful modification program since B-1B production ceased in the late...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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