Rockwell B-1 Lancer
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|Rockwell B-1 Lancer|
|Rockwell B-1B in flight, bombing.|
|Produced||Out of production.|
|Number built||104 examples|
The Rockwell B-1 Lancer is a strategic bomber in the service of the US Air Force. It is a four-turbojet aircraft that uses a variable-sweep wing. It can carry nuclear weapons or classic bombs. It is only used by the USA.
Variants[change | change source]
- Rockwell B-1A : Four examples, only used as prototype and test planes.
- Rockwell B-1B : One hundred examples, used as bombers.
Bibliography[change | change source]
- Moeng, Sophearith (1998). Vital guide to military Aircraft. Airlife publishing.
- Kaminsky (2000). The United States Military Aviation Directory. Airtime publishing.