This Would Be Huge: Would the Air Force Give the U.S. Navy the B-1 Bomber?

| April 19, 2019

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The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) released a study suggesting the USAF spends more than it should in order to ensure American remains ‘king of the skies.’ It was also suggested that the B-1 Lancer be retired.Once again I feel that I must differ with a group of well-funded subject matter experts the USAF may not need the Lancer to perform its current mission set; but the USN certainly could use this asset in a sea control mission - especially against the PLAN which is becoming much more assertive especially in the waters inside the first island chain.

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