Strategic Bomber: Issues Relating to the B-1B's Availability and Ability to Perform Conventional Missions.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV
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We have reviewed several issues concerning the B-1B bomber as its operational orientation shifts from nuclear to conventional missions. Our review focused on 1 the operational status of the B-1B fleet and 2 the impact of engine problems and structural cracks found on the aircraft on the availability of B-1Bs. We briefed your office on the results of our work on September 23, 1993. Following the briefing, in a letter to you dated October 4,1993, we provided our briefing charts and a brief discussion of the results of our review. As agreed with your office, this report expands and updates the information we presented at the briefing and in the subsequent letter.
- Nuclear Warfare