Too Much Secrecy Could Kill the U.S. Air Force’s Next Bomber
The U.S. Air Force faces three major modernization programs — replacing fighter and attack airplanes with the F-35, phasing out the KC-135 tanker for the KC-46A, and developing a stealth bomber replacement for the B-52 and B-1 with the B-21. Unfortunately, Congress has not appropriated enough funds to purchase... Read more
The U.S. Air Force Made the Right Choice for Its Next Stealth Bomber
The team of Boeing and its junior partner Lockheed Martin recently protested the U.S. Air Force’s award to Northrop Grumman for America’s next-generation stealth bomber. This new aircraft, known as the Long Range Strike Bomber, or LRS-B, will likely be a shorter-ranged stealth bomber than Northrop’s long-range B-2 Spirit. This... Read more

James Stevenson

Former editor of the Navy Fighter Weapons School’s 'Topgun Journal' and 'Air Safety Week.' Author of 'The $5 Billion Misunderstanding' and 'The Pentagon Paradox.'

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