Not committing to a new bomber platform at this point as the US military embarks on a new series of posture reviews and the White House prepares to enter negotiations with Russia on the future size of the two nations’ nuclear forces is an understandable approach, Lt. Gen. Robert Elder, commander of 8th Air Force, told defense reporters in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. Elder oversees the nation’s nuclear-capable B-2 and B-52 bombers and is a leading proponent of a new bomber. Here, a B-2 lands after a Red Flag mission at Nellis AFB, Feb. 12, 2007.
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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