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    Say A Long, Slow Goodbye to B-1 & B-2 Bombers

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    On February 11th, 2017 Aviation Week reported that the USAF has created an updated "bomber vector," basically its future roadmap for its bomber platforms, which includes divesting both the B-1B and B-2A fleets fully by the mid 2030s. This development is especially eyebrow-raising for the B-2 community which was slated to serve into the second half of the century and continues to receive an array of upgrades that would supposedly allow it to do so effectively.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kacper View Post
    http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone...-is-a-good-one

    On February 11th, 2017 Aviation Week reported that the USAF has created an updated "bomber vector," basically its future roadmap for its bomber platforms, which includes divesting both the B-1B and B-2A fleets fully by the mid 2030s. This development is especially eyebrow-raising for the B-2 community which was slated to serve into the second half of the century and continues to receive an array of upgrades that would supposedly allow it to do so effectively.
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    On the other side of the coin, the B-52, BUFF will still be flying of course until 2050 with updated avionics and engines.

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