The Air Force's newly revamped nuclear enterprise is not immune from scrutiny as USAF officials look to shave $28.3 billion in excess overhead service-wide by 2016, Maj. Gen. William Chambers, the Air Staff's new lead for nuclear matters, told reporters during a meeting in the Pentagon, July 26, 2010. "The nuclear enterprise is not exempt. It's just not that fat, either," he said, implying that its set-up may not warrant much overhead reduction. Here, a nuclear-capable B-52 bomber flies over the Pacific Ocean during the Rim of the Pacific exercise, July 10, 2010.
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