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originally posted by: BlackDog10
a reply to: LeslieD
Probably B-1s with the 28th bomb squadron
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: BigTrain
I can't give out the numbers but the RCS of the bomber is unprecedented. It's low enough that experienced people stopped dead when they heard what it is. It makes the B-2 look like a B-1 on radar.
Prototypes of new long range stealth bombers may already have been built and tested after it was revealed that spending on the project has jumped to $1bn in 2015.
The U.S. Air Force is moving forward with plans for a top-secret next generation bomber that could one day fly without a pilot.
Now it has emerged that spending on the project has topped a billion dollars this year alone - and companies vying to win a contract to build the bombers are already said to have built either full-scale or miniature prototypes and tested them in wind tunnels.
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As US Air Force Global Strike Command anticipates the introduction of the nuclear-capable Long-Range Strike Bomber in the mid-2020s, the command is de-arming its air-launched cruise missile-carrying Boeing B-52 bombers to comply with New START treaty limits with Russia.