The Week in Defense, Oct. 1-8, 2021

B-1 bomber
Air Force Global Strike Command is hoping for money in the budget to outfit the B-1 bomber with hypersonic weapons.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Will the B-1 Carry Hypersonic Weapons ? The U.S. Air Force command that owns the bomber fleet reaffirmed plans to integrate hypersonic weapons on some Rockwell B-1Bs despite a cautionary statement released to industry by acquisition officials. “Air Force Global Strike Command [AFGSC] plans to adapt...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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