Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/54

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108 STAT. 2688 PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 (B) make a judgment about the affordability of the strategy; and (C) assess the time required to implement the strategy. (c) SECOND REPORT. —If the Secretary carries out a study as provided in subsection (b), the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report containing the results of the study carried out under subsection (b) not later than July 1, 1995. The Secretary shall include in such report the Secretary's recommendations for assuring the availability of bomber force capabilities required in the future. (d) ENHANCED BOMBER CAPABILITY FUND. —(1) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 103 for procurement of aircraft for the Air Force, not more than $125,000,000 is available for an Enhanced Bomber Capability Fund. (2) Pending the completion of the studies required by subsections (a) and (b), the Secretary may obligate up to $100,000,000 of the amount in such fund— (A) for those studies; and (B) for the purpose of preserving those parts of the core capabilities referred to in subsection (b)(1). (3) If, as a result of the study carried out under subsection (b), the Secretary determines that a new-generation bomber is needed to meet the national security requirements for bombers, the Secretary may obligate up to $25,000,000 of the amount in such fund for requirements formulation and conceptual studies for a conventional-conflict-oriented lower-cost next-generation bomber. (e) LIMITATION ON FUND. — None of the amount available for the Enhanced Bomber Capability Fund may be obligated for advance procurement of new B-2 aircraft (including long-lead items). (f) BOMBER DEFINED. — For purposes of this section, the term "bombers" means the B-52, B-1, and B-2 aircraft and other bomber aircraft that are developed after the enactment of this Act with similar range and payload characteristics. SEC. 134. LIMITATION ON RETIREMENT OF BOMBER AIRCRAFT. No funds available to the Secretary of Defense may be obligated or expended during fiscal year 1995 for retiring, or preparing to retire, any B-52H, B-IB, or F-111 bomber aircraft. SEC. 135. EVALUATION OF RESTART OF C-5B AIRCRAFT PROCURE- MENT. (a) EVALUATION.—The Secretary of the Air Force shall conduct an evaluation of the costs of restarting production of C-5B aircraft for the strategic airlift mission. The evaluation shall include startup costs and production costs for a production run of from 30 to 70 units. (b) REPORT.— The Secretary shall submit to Congress a report on the evaluation under subsection (a). The report may be submitted as part of any other report required to be submitted that relates to intertheater airlift. Subtitle E—Other Matters SEC. 141. SALES AUTHORITY OF WORKING-CAPITAL FUNDED ARMY INDUSTRIAL FACBLITIES. Section 4543(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended—