Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Seven Ways to Make the LRS-B Program a Success

The Long Range Strike - Bomber (LRS-B) is one of the most consequential new defense programs for the foreseeable future and the only new manned combat aircraft currently in development. The new bomber will be an essential part of the future force, providing the ability to penetrate enemy air defenses and strike targets over great distances—quite literally putting the “global” in the Air Force’s global precision strike mission. On the heels of Northrop Grumman's selection to build the next generation bomber, Andrew Hunter and I offer seven things the Air Force needs to do to keep the program on track.