Air Force Bomber Plan: B-2, B-52 & B-1 to Fly into 2040

Air Force Bomber Plan: B-2, B-52 & B-1 to Fly into 2040
U.S. Air Force photo SrA Curt Beach

The Air Force has 20 B-2 bombers and plans to add as many as 100 new B-21 Stealth bombers.

(Washington, D.C.) The B-52 will be armed with long-range, nuclear cruise missiles… the B-2 will elude the most modern air defenses and the B-1B bomber will fire hypersonic weapons -- if the Air Force's plan for the next several decades come to fruition.

Air Force weapons developers are immersed in an intricate plan to bring the service's bomber fleet into future decades -- by adding weapons, avionics and networking technologies to current aircraft while moving quickly to bring new B-21 bombers to the force.

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