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The Rockwell B-1B Lancer (ICAO: B1 / WAKE: HEAVY) is a four-engine supersonic variable-sweep wing, jet-powered heavy strategic bomber aircraft. Created in Second Life by Amok Dynamics, the aircraft was based on the real-life B-1 Lancer developed by Rockwell International for the United States Air Force (USAF).


Development of the real-life Rockwell B-1B Lancer was delayed multiple times over its history due to changes in the perceived need for manned bombers. The initial B-1A version was developed in the early 1970s, but its production was cancelled, and only four prototypes were built. The need for a new platform once again surfaced in the early 1980s, and the aircraft resurfaced as the B-1B version with the focus on low-level penetration bombing. However, by this point, development of stealth technology was promising an aircraft of dramatically improved capability. Production went ahead as the B version would be operational before the "Advanced Technology Bomber" (which became the B-2 Spirit), during a period when the B-52 would be increasingly vulnerable. The B-1B entered service in 1986 with the USAF Strategic Air Command (SAC) as a nuclear bomber.

In the early 1990s, following the Gulf War and concurrent with the disestablishment of SAC and its reassignment to the newly formed Air Combat Command (ACC), the B-1B was converted to conventional bombing use. It first served in combat during Operation Desert Fox in 1998 and again during the NATO action in Kosovo the following year. The B-1B has supported U.S. and NATO military forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Lancer is the supersonic component of the USAF's long-range bomber force, along with the subsonic B-52 and B-2. The bomber is commonly called the "Bone" (originally from "B-One"). With the retirement of the General Dynamics/Grumman EF-111A Raven in 1998 and the Grumman F-14 Tomcat in 2006, the B-1B is the U.S. military's only active variable-sweep wing aircraft. The B-1B is expected to continue to serve into the 2030s, with the Next-Generation Bomber to start supplementing the B-1B in the 2020s.[1]


  • x4 heads-up display (HUD) attachments with:
    • Dedicated pilot, co-pilot, weapons system officer and defensive systems officer features.
  • Animated components (articulated wings with spoilers, flaps, variable geometry, control surfaces, landing gear and boarding ladder).
  • VICE & MCE combat system variants available with:
    • SMB MK82 Snakeyes unguided bombs.
    • MDB JDAM guided bombs.
    • LGB JASSM cruise missile.
  • Customizable nose and tail-art with prepared templates.
  • Co-pilot controls.



  1. Rockwell B-1 Lancer (English). Wikipedia. Retrieved on 2015-03-15.

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