The U.S. Air Force plans to hold public hearings next month on a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) associated with deciding whether Ellsworth AFB, S.D., or Dyess AFB, Texas, will be the first bed down location for the Northrop Grumman [NOC] B-21 Raider stealth bomber. The service is to ...

The Air Force said on Sept. 24 that it has finished a $1.27 billion Integrated Battle Station (IBS) upgrade for its fleet of Boeing [BA] B-1B bombers–a program that began in 2004 when the Air Force combined three separate cockpit modifications to save costs on hardware, software, and ...