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USAF to Retire B-1, B-2 in Early 2030s as B-21 Comes On-Line

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76 BUFFs, how about at least 100. 95 was low enough, jeepers. and low altitude infiltration (forward canards a etc)
The numbers have fallen greatly since the end of the Cold War. The SAC order of battle as of 1989:

B-52G 160 (PAA) bombers in 9 combat coded squadrons and 1 training squadron
B-52H 80 (PAA) Bombers in 5 combat coded squadrons
FB-111 60 (PAA) Bombers in 4 combat coded squadrons and 1 training squadron
B-1B 95 (PAA) Bombers in 5 combat coded squadrons and 1 training squadron

Total: 395 (PAA) Bombers in 23 combat coded squadrons and 3 training squadrons

Note in 89/90/91 the FB-111's became F-111G's and were given to TAC as the B-1B came online in 90/91
 

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It appears there are 88 buffs currently, as well as talk of reproducing a full CAD/CAM for the B-1 so why not do the same for the B-52? Who knows where these programs go.
 

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