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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian06 Dec 2017 5:49 p.m. PST

In another sign of the maintenance challenges facing the U.S. military after years of budget cuts, the Air Force B-1B bomber that flew to South Korea from Guam today was forced to leave behind its wingman…


28mm Fanatik06 Dec 2017 6:59 p.m. PST

The B-1 is probably harder and more costly to maintain than the venerable B-52's.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 7:07 p.m. PST

These news I'm sure embolden our enemies every time.


Charlie 1206 Dec 2017 8:23 p.m. PST

Against the NORKs? You're joking, of course.

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2017 6:45 a.m. PST

NORKs…. Hehehehahaha, perfect!

Apache 609 Dec 2017 6:13 a.m. PST

If the article was sourced as stated, the "Air Force officer" should be disciplined, and he should find another line of work at the end of his tour.

M1911Colt10 Dec 2017 11:25 a.m. PST

Its not surprising really. We're talking about an aircraft the last of which was built 30 years ago. Its hard enough getting parts for a early 2000's car. Let alone a limited production vehicle. They built like what a 100 or so of them? Not surprising that there is issues with maintenance.

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