Now that Congress has a budget agreement for the next two years, the conversation is turning back to what the future  Air Force will look like—and the mine-versus-yours debates that inevitably follow. Advocates for the Air Force’s Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B), whose contract award is still in dispute, are already mobilizing to define and deter reductions to the size of the future fleet. The Air Force plans to build 100 of the bombers at a cost of $564 million apiece. A ...


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