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When Should We Start High-Rate Production of the B-2?

An Analysis Based on Flight Test Results

Published 1991

by Michael D. Rich


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Over the past decade, government commissions and Congress have urged the Department of Defense to devote more attention to testing activities during the weapons acquisition process. This paper, the text of a statement made before the United States Senate on July 26, 1991, describes an analytic approach to determining how much testing and demonstration are enough and applies it to the B-2 bomber development and flight test program.

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