Talk:B-1 Lancer (bomber)

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 Definition A supersonic-capable heavy bomber operated by the U.S. Air Force with intercontinental range through air refueling, not used for nuclear weapons [d] [e]
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Who makes the B-1 Lancer? David E. Volk 17:05, 5 June 2008 (CDT)

Originally, Rockwell International, now part of Boeing. Rockwell may have been General Dynamics at the time of contract award. From the Air Force data sheet (Boeing, North America (formerly Rockwell International, North American Aircraft); Offensive avionics, Boeing Military Airplane; defensive avionics, EDO Corporation
There are some interesting ideas being floated about modifications, which, ironically, will go out of service before the venerable (if not blessed) B-52: make it into a large standoff electronic warfare bird, or as a long-range air-to-air missile truck that fires salvoes that would be vectored onto target by F-22's. Howard C. Berkowitz 17:16, 5 June 2008 (CDT)