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Strategic bombers

United States. General Accounting Office

Strategic bombers

B-1B parts problems continue to impede operations : report to the Chairman, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Air Force -- Operational readiness.,
  • Bombers -- United States.,
  • Strategic forces -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesB-1B parts problems continue to impede operations.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15283395M


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