14
December 2023
Past Event
Senator Mike Rounds on the B-21 Bomber and Its Deterrence Mission

Event will also air live on this page.

 

Inquiries: mdewitt@hudson.org

Senator Mike Rounds on the B-21 Bomber and Its Deterrence Mission

Past Event
Hudson Institute
December 14, 2023
A B-21 Raider. (Northrop Grumman)
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A B-21 Raider. (Northrop Grumman)
14
December 2023
Past Event

Event will also air live on this page.

 

Inquiries: mdewitt@hudson.org

Speakers:
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Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Senior Fellow and Director, Keystone Defense Initiative

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Senator Mike Rounds

US Senator, South Dakota

The B‑21 Raider, America’s next-generation stealth bomber, made its first test flight this November. As the fleet becomes operational, the first squadron of B‑21s will make Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City, South Dakota, its home. Senator Mike Rounds of South Dakota has been a leading advocate for the B-21 program, conveying its centrality to the United States’ twenty-first-century deterrence mission.

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow and Director of the Keystone Defense Initiative Rebeccah Heinrichs will host Sen. Rounds to discuss where things stand with the production of the B-21, the number of B-21 bombers US policymakers should seek to purchase, and how the B-21 can help to deter China and Russia simultaneously. 

Ms. Heinrichs recently commissioned and edited a report on the B-21 Raider, America’s B-21 Raiders: Deterring and Assuring in the New Cold War. When published, you will be able to read the full report on Hudson’s website.

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