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The analysis used the projected enemy's order of battle provided by the CIA/DIA-approved Joint Capability Force Assessment for the 2024 timeframe. The selected scenario for the modelling was the most challenging to air dominance in terms of enemy capability and quantity, and it was in accordance with the Joint Staff Multi-Service Force Deployment. The results showed that a balanced force structure mix of fifth generation fighters with legacy F/A-18E/Fs, F-15Es, and conventionally armed bombers met our requirements and balanced cost and risk.