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B-1 Conducts First Live-Fire Test of Anti-Ship Missile

B-1 Conducts First Live-Fire Test of Anti-Ship Missile

A B-1B Lancer successfully struck a waterborne target with a live warhead for the first time Aug. 27. The 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron completed their first of three scheduled live-fire tests of a Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, or LRASM, […]


B-1 test squadron demonstrates anti-ship missile

B-1 test squadron demonstrates anti-ship missile

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: The 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron successfully completed their first captive carry test of a Long Range Anti-Ship Missile on-board a B-1 Bomber June 17, marking a significant step forward toward the B-1′s role in […]


After 3 decades, maintainers keep B-1 on top

After 3 decades, maintainers keep B-1 on top

With a career that spans across three decades and a warfighting reputation that rivals nearly every aircraft in the Air Force’s arsenal, the B-1 Bomber has established itself as one of the United States’ most crucial assets to maintaining air […]


U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

The United States’ existing long-range bomber fleet of B-52s, B-1s, and B-2s are at a critical point in their operational life span. With the average age of each airframe being 50, 28, and 20 years old, respectively, military analysts are […]


Air Combat Command stands down units due to budget cuts

Air Combat Command stands down units due to budget cuts

Air Force officials will begin to stand down active-duty combat units starting April 9 to ensure the remaining units supporting worldwide operations can maintain sufficient readiness through the remainder of the fiscal year. The stand down is the result of […]


Airmen Gear Up for Largest B-1 Modification

Airmen Gear Up for Largest B-1 Modification

Members of the 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron are gearing up for the largest B-1 Lancer modification in program history, as part of the Integrated Battle Station and Sustainment-Block 16 upgrade. Because of the magnitude of this upgrade, additional work […]


Lancers, Falcons share South Dakota skies

Lancers, Falcons share South Dakota skies

The skies above Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., are routinely filled with B-1 bombers, but during Sept. 17 to 21, base bombers shared the airspace and ramp area with several South Dakota Air National Guard F-16s during a Guard training […]


Northrop Grumman Delivers First B-1 Radar Modification Kit

Northrop Grumman Delivers First B-1 Radar Modification Kit

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first B-1 bomber radar prime mission equipment kit under a series of U.S. Air Force contracts worth a combined total of $161 million for the B-1′s Radar Reliability and Maintainability Program (RMIP). One radar kit […]


B-1 aircrews make history by employing laser JDAMS

B-1 aircrews make history by employing laser JDAMS

B-1 Lancer aircrews from here employed laser Joint Direct Attack Munitions against moving targets during a weapon system evaluation program exercise May 14 through 16. Aircrews from the 37th Bomb Squadron and 34th BS employed six GBU-54 laser JDAMs against […]


 
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