Dump the B-1

Chapman, Stephen
May 1977
New Republic;5/28/77, Vol. 176 Issue 22, p16
Focuses on suitability of producing B-1 bomber planes in the U.S. Discussion on the efficacy of the B-1 bomber plane; Reduction in the speed of the bomber from the one earlier decided; View that the plane meets almost none of its original standards; Swelling in cost to be incurred for the production of the plane; Discussion on people who oppose the plan for the bomber; View that a manned penetration bomber is useless in the missile age; Argument for not making arrangement in the Budget for the bomber. INSET: The B-1 Sideshow.


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