Inside the Air Force - July 13, 2018

Air Force projects $300M cost growth after B-2 DMS-M design change

Courtney Albon   | July 12, 2018
The Air Force has approved a new service cost position for the B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization effort, projecting a $300 million increase to the program's cost. Air Force spokeswoman Maj. Emily Grabowski confirmed to Inside Defense July 11 the B-2 DMS-M program's revised SCP, approved last month, is approximately $3 billion in 2015 dollars -- up from the original estimate of about $2.7 billion -- after a change last year to the system's design triggered an updated projection. The...

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