Manufacturing of the Rockwell B-1 Lancer bomber at new assembly plant in Palmdale, California. Production of one B-1B airplane per week at peak production. 100 B-1 planes planned by 1988 for U.S. Air Force inventory. Rockwell for airframe, General Electric for engines, Boeing for avionics, and AIL for defensive systems. Over 5,000 total component manufacturers for the B-1B in 48 states.