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Strategic bombers

United States. General Accounting Office

Strategic bombers

B-1B cost and performance remain uncertain : report to the chairmen, House and Senate Committees on Armed Services

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Air Force -- Operational readiness.,
  • B-1 bomber.,
  • Supersonic bombers.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesB-1B cost and performance remain uncertain.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15283566M

      Now, the Global Strike Command will be able to move beyond its nuclear role by assuming control over all long-range striking capability. The move to place all strategic bombers under their own separate command will likely raise the profile of the U.S. bomber force, paving the way for it to emerge as a distinct pillar of U.S. military might.   How the Strategic Air Command Would Go to Nuclear War. by Robert S. Hopkins, III During the Cold War the Strategic Air Command (SAC) kept its bomber and missile forces at high alert, with strategic bombers adjacent to runways slated for rapid launch. In event of a crisis or a sudden outbreak of general war or even a decision for a preemptive.

    Books tags: book review, Richard Overy, The Bombers and the Bombed by Robert Huddleston Robert Huddleston is a combat veteran of the European air war and an occasional book critic.   Range, payload, and mission. Range: Strategic bombers are designed and intended to operate on intercontinental ranges. Modern designs like the B and TU have enough range to hit any target in the world from any friendly base. Payload: Strateg.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Strategic Bombers by Michael J. H. Taylor, , Arms and Armour Press edition, in EnglishPages: Strategic bombers offered a greater flexibility in the event of heightened tensions and a potential conflict, because a bomber could be retrieved, whereas a missile could not. In addition, missile silos housing ICBMs were stationary and thus vulnerable to attack, whereas bombers were .


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Bombers are used to bomb enemy’s strategic positions which are far away from air bases. Attack aircrafts can also bomb target, but they are not long range and carry less payload.

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@article{osti_, title = {Strategic bombers}, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {This paper reports on the questions: should Congress provide more funds for the Air Force's current planthe CORE programto upgrade the B-1B defense avionics system In GAO's view, more testing of the system is not necessary to determine whether to implement the CORE program.

A strategic bomber is a heavy bomber aircraft designed to drop large amounts of ordnance onto a distant target for the purposes of debilitating an enemy's capacity to wage war. Unlike tactical bombers, which are used in the battle zone to attack troops and military equipment, strategic bombers are built to fly into an enemy's heartland to destroy strategic targets, e.g.

major military.This comprehensive history of Soviet Strategic bombers after the Second World War deals with the development not just of service aircraft, but of experimental aircraft and projects that were never built as well. Covers the service life of bombers, both active and retired, and their use outside the Soviet Union.

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