USAF avionics technician explains how stealth aircraft can be seen on radar screens

USAF avionics technician explains how stealth aircraft can be seen on radar screens

Stealth aircraft By the 1970s, new materials and techniques allowed engineers to design an aircraft with radar-evading or "stealth" qualities.… Read More

2 weeks ago

Did you know a man bought all the spare B-2 windshields and used them in his daughter’s tree house? The USAF had to buy them back to replace a damaged Spirit windshield.

The B-2 Spirit The B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. A dramatic… Read More

2 months ago

USAF and Northrop Grumman release New Photos of the B-21; Raider has begun engine runs

B-21 Raider new photos and engine runs The US Air Force (USAF) announced on Sep. 12, 2023 the B-21 Raider… Read More

6 months ago

New B-2 integrated airborne mission transfer system’s Game-changing tech Lets the Spirit Update Mission Parameters ‘In Seconds’

B-2 Spirit update Northrop Grumman in partnership with the US Air Force (USAF) successfully completed an integrated airborne mission transfer… Read More

7 months ago

B-1 to replace B-2 for Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game flyovers due to Spirit fleet stand-down after recent incident in which a B-2 was damaged at Whiteman AFB

Whiteman AFB B-2 aircraft will not be participating in the 2023 Rose Parade or Rose Bowl Game flyovers. Instead, B-1… Read More

1 year ago

Runway of Whiteman AFB damaged by fire that broke out after emergency landing of B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber following an in-flight malfunction

A Whiteman AFB B-2 Spirit stealth bomber aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing during routine operations no Dec.… Read More

1 year ago

KC-135 saves the day: Stratotanker crew refuels B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber in emergency situation after long-range test mission

The weather conditions were poor due to a nearby storm, but the KC-135 crew was able to extend the boom… Read More

1 year ago

B-2 Spirit stealth bombers conduct elephant walk to warn North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

The B-2 Spirit capability to carry B61 and B83 nuclear bombs is a strong warning message against North Korean leader… Read More

1 year ago

Forget the F/A-18 Super Hornet: A B-2 Spirit paired with Massive Ordnance Penetrator would likely get the job done in Top Gun: Maverick. Here’s how.

In reality, in Top Gun: Maverick a B-2 stealth bomber would likely get the job done with a Massive Ordnance… Read More

1 year ago

How Luneburg lens radar reflectors are used to make stealth aircraft visible on radar screens

Removable Luneburg lens type radar reflectors are sometimes attached to military aircraft in order to make stealth aircraft visible during… Read More

3 years ago

A quick look at ‘non-traditional targets’ hit by B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers during Operation Allied Force

B-2 Spirits have fired the first shots of Operation Allied Force over Kosovo and Serbia where they would not just… Read More

4 years ago

USAF Materiel Command History Office Releases Graphics of Historical efforts to Re-Engine the B-52 Strategic Bomber

There is an old joke that runs through the bomber fleet that when the B-1 and B-2 bombers are retired,… Read More

4 years ago

Video Shows B-2 Spirit Flight Operations (with Low and Loud Overhead Passes) at RAF Fairford

“After a five-hour training mission the B-2 Spirits returned and landed on runway 27 at RAF Fairford where I waited… Read More

4 years ago

Spirit Down: The First Operational Loss of a B-2 Stealth Bomber

The ACC accident report stated that "classified material" had been loaded onto the B-2 Spirit the morning the aircraft crashed.… Read More

5 years ago

Norman “Ken” Dyson, the First Man to fly “Have Blue” and “Tacit Blue” Experimental Stealth Aircraft, Passed Away

Norman “Ken” Dyson was flying Have Blue No. 2 in July 1979 when an engine fire caused a violent oscillation… Read More

5 years ago

B-21 First Flight slated for December 2021, more B-52s to Come Out of Boneyard

USAF Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen “Seve” Wilson said he has an application on his phone “counting down the… Read More

5 years ago