A long-running dispute between the Russian military and defense industry over procurement of new weaponry may enter a new phase as Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has questioned the need to develop a new strategic bomber, the Izvestia daily said […]
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DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: The non-nuclear B-1 Lancer has adapted from a strategic mission to a close-air support role, and will continue to play an effective part in today’s fight in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to leaders here. While […]
Moscow: The number of strategic bombers performing routine patrols could be doubled if the Russian General Staff makes such a decision, the commander of Russia’s strategic aviation said Tuesday. Russia resumed strategic bomber patrol flights over the Pacific, Atlantic, and […]
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE: A team of high ranking Air Force officials visited here recently in an effort to determine whether to change the way maintenance is performed on the B-1B Lancer strategic bomber. Called the “Red Team,” the group […]
The FB-111A, manufactured by the General Dynamics in December 1966, evolved in a bid to replace the B-58 and to have the mission flexibility the B-58 lacked. The swing wing design of the aircraft was proposed to meet an Air […]