How the U.S. Air Force Keeps It’s Bombers Ready 24/7, 365

America’s bomber squadrons need to be ready to defend Americans from global threats at a moment’s notice.

That’s why our bombers need to be kept in fighting shape 24/7, 365.

In order to maintain a high level of combat readiness, the U.S. Air Force just awarded Boeing a contract to service and maintain all B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bombers at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma.

This 10-year, full service, modernization agreement with the Department of Defense encompasses developing and integrating new hardware and software, ground and flight testing, configuration management, studies and analyses, and modernization.

Boeing’s contract isn’t just a boon for our national defense — it also serves as a boost for the local workforce in the state of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma aerospace workers are committed to modernizing and delivering B-1 and B-52 bombers to the U.S. Air Force. Service contracts like this will spur growth in Oklahoma and reflect an enduring commitment to supporting the U.S. military.

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