New engines for B-52 fleet could cost around $11.7B, Air Force tells Congress

By Jason Sherman / October 6, 2022 at 1:58 PM
The Air Force, in a rough estimate, believes the cost to re-engine the B-52 bomber fleet is about $11.7 billion, including $3.7 billion to develop and $8 billion to procure -- a figure not previously reported that will likely be refined next summer when the service formally launches the program. Last month, the Pentagon provided Congress this estimate in response to a statutory mandate using figures prepared by the Air Force Cost Analysis Agency in March 2020. The Fiscal Year...

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