DOD sets $29 billion plan to develop new B-21 capabilities in tandem with production

By Jason Sherman / May 10, 2022 at 11:57 AM
Pentagon brass have approved plans to commence new upgrades for the B-21 Raider once the next-generation bomber begins low-rate production as part of marking cost and capability parameters, setting the stage for the Air Force to commit more than $29 billion in planned investment for the long-range strike project over the next five years. The Joint Requirements Oversight Council, chaired by the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs that includes the service vice chiefs and other top DOD officials, has...

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