USAF's 'Preferred' Bomber Fleet Size Includes 149 B-21s

b-21 artist concept
Artist's rendering of the B-21A.
Credit: Northrop Grumman
The U.S. Air Force has a preferred bomber fleet strategy that leaves room for up to 149 Northrop Grumman B-21s, a nominal 50% increase over the previously stated procurement objective of more than 100. The updated fleet plan comes from the joint written testimony on June 8 of three top Air Force...

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