A Deadly, New B-1 Bomber Could Turn Chinese Aircraft Carriers Into Flaming Wrecks


The Air Force is on the verge of turning the B-1 bomber into a flying arsenal, busting
enemy ships and land targets with dozens of anti-ship and land-attack missiles. The
aircraft could soon carry as many as 36 cruise missiles, granting it a level of
firepower approaching that of an aircraft carrier. The sheer number of missiles
carried by each bomber would make it a formidable threat—and the most dangerous
version of the B-1 yet.

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