New Bomber Road Map Leaves Open The Possibility Of A New Strike Aircraft

By Adam J. Hebert / August 22, 2002 at 5:00 AM
As it puts the finishing touches on a new bomber road map, Air Combat Command is focusing on the capabilities needed to support emerging warfighting concepts, leaving open the possibility of a new strike aircraft program to complement existing systems, according to officials and documents. ACC's new road map, which should be finalized this month, will replace the command's existing long-range bomber plan, completed in 1998. Air Force and industry officials tell the plan places a high priority on...

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