Air Warfare

PREMIUM: US eyes B-1 for prototype air-launched hypersonic strike capability

27th April 2020 - 14:00 GMT | by Jason Sherman in New York


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The USAF plans to upgrade B-1 Lancer bombers (pictured) to carry substantial loads of some of the most advanced long-range munitions in the US inventory, including a prototype air-launched hypersonic weapon. 

Gen Timothy Ray, head of Air Force Global Strike Command, said the USAF is looking to modify a ...

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