CNAS: ‘Higher, Heavier, Farther, and Now Undetectable? Bombers: Long-Range Force Projection in the 21st Century’


READ THE REPORT — In this new report, Jerry Hendrix, PhD, senior fellow and director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security, and Lt. Col. James Price, USAF, a CNAS senior military fellow, trace the history and evolution of the bomber aircraft, from the pre-World War I era to the present day. ” The authors will introduce the theory, doctrine, and technology behind their development, as well as the performance characteristics and trends that combined to provide ever-increasing range, payload (or volume of fires), and most importantly the ability to penetrate constantly improving defenses,” the report’s preface reads. Learn more about the report here.

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