10 USC 2282 - B2 bomber: annual report

Not later than March 1 of each year through 2008, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report on the B2 bomber aircraft. Each such report shall include the following:
(1) Identification of the average full-mission capable rate of B2 aircraft for the preceding fiscal year and the Secretarys overall assessment of the implications of that full-mission capable rate on mission accomplishment for the B2 aircraft, together with the Secretarys determination as to whether that rate is adequate for the accomplishment of each of the missions assigned to the B2 aircraft as of the date of the assessment.
(2) An assessment of the technical capabilities of the B2 aircraft and whether these capabilities are adequate to accomplish each of the missions assigned to that aircraft as of the date of the assessment.
(3) Identification of all ongoing and planned development of technologies to enhance the capabilities of that aircraft.
(4) Identification and assessment of additional technologies that would make that aircraft more capable or survivable against known and evolving threats.

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(5) A fiscally phased program for each technology identified in paragraphs (3) and (4) for the budget year and the future-years defense program, based on the following three funding situations:
(A) The Presidents current budget.
(B) The Presidents current budget and the current Department of Defense unfunded priority list.
(C) The maximum executable funding for the B2 aircraft given the requirement to maintain enough operationally ready aircraft to accomplish missions assigned to the B2 aircraft.