Tag Archives: Air Force

How much will new U.S. stealth bomber really cost? Nobody knows. | Reuters

By Lawrence Korb The Defense Department on Oct. 27 selected Northrop Grumman to build a new U.S. strategic bomber fleet. Between 80 and 100 planes are expected to be produced…

Air Force Botches Bomber’s 10-Year Costs in Reports to Congress | Bloomberg Business

  Anthony Capaccio The U.S. Air Force misstated the 10-year cost for research, procurement and support of its new long-range bomber in annual reports to Congress. Last year, the Air…

Value of Stealth Bombers Is Overstated | DefenseNews

By Lt. Col. Paul Darling, a US Army infantryman assigned to the Alaska National Guard. It was with a very small amount of surprise that readers saw a retired US…

The Pentagon’s Half-Billion-Dollar Drone Boondoggle | The Intercept

Sharon Weinberger Rivalry between the Army and Air Force over Predator drones may have cost the Pentagon over $500 million in wasteful spending, according to a report released under the…

How many nuclear options does a president need to deter or to attack? | The Washington Post

By Walter Pincus At a time of tight defense budgets, why does the Air Force plan to spend billions of extra dollars so that a president 10 or more years…