The Air Force now says it wants a total future bomber fleet to be around 165 aircraft — not just…

via John Currin (JC ‘s Naval and Military) – Google+ Public Posts

The Air Force now says it wants a total future bomber fleet to be around 165 aircraft — not just its fleet of B-21 Long Range Strike Bombers.

Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee’s Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee on May 25, Lt. Gen. Jerry D. Harris, deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements, was asked about increasing the planned quantity of B-21 Raiders — the Air Force’s future stealth bomber set to join the fleet in the mid-2020s.

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