Video shows Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider first flight

Video shows Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider first flight

B-21 Raider first flight Taken on Nov. 10, 2023 the video in this post features the first flight of the… Read More

4 weeks ago

Northrop Grumman to develop SiAW, a new Stand-in Attack Weapon for the F-35 and possibly the B-21

SiAW or Stand-in Attack Weapon Northrop Grumman Corporation announced on Sep. 25, 2023 the US Air Force (USAF) has awarded… Read More

2 months ago

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

Engine testing is an essential milestone for the B-21 Raider program as the world’s first sixth-generation aircraft continues on the… Read More

3 months ago

Northrop Grumman Says Australia’s B-21 Raider Procurement maybe “on the table,” but not now

According to Australia’s just-released Defense Strategic Review the country’s defense ministry “has undertaken detailed discussions in Australia and the United… Read More

7 months ago

USAF wants to retire 310 aircraft (including 42 A-10s and 32 F-22s) to put greater dollars toward NGAD fighter and Collaborative Combat Aircraft

In FY24, officials are asking Congress permission to bid adieu to fleets like the E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar… Read More

9 months ago

B-21 Will Be ‘Backbone’ of Bomber Fleet, B-52 will remain in service with a projected service life of 100 years, AFGSC Boss Says

As the B-2 and B-1 will come offline in favor of the B-21, the USAF is moving from a three-bomber… Read More

9 months ago

B-21 Raider, the World’s First Sixth-Generation Aircraft, makes public debut; will become backbone of USAF bomber fleet

The event did not provide much new information about the B-21 Raiders’s capabilities, though; no further programmatic details, such as… Read More

1 year ago

The B-21 will have a “digital twin” and will eliminate the “block upgrade” approach to modernization: Northrop Grumman releases New B-21 Raider Details Ahead of Rollout

Days before the first B-21 Raider is set to emerge from Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, Calif., factory, the company revealed new… Read More

1 year ago

USAF to unveil B-21 Raider bomber first week in December

The USAF confirmed it plans to reveal the B-21 Raider in the first week of December during an unveiling ceremony… Read More

1 year ago

USAF has Postponed the First Flight of the B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber to 2023

The USAF has postponed the B-21 Raider stealth bomber first flight to 2023, pushing back at least six months from… Read More

2 years ago

Six B-21 Raider Stealth Bombers in Production, Fuel Control Software Already Tested – Air Force Global Strike Command Top General says

US Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall stated in september 2021 that five B-21s were in production. Maj. Gen. Jason R.… Read More

2 years ago

USAF releases new B-21 Raider artist rendering with Edwards Air Force Base as the backdrop

The USAF released a new B-21 Raider artist rendering graphic on Jul. 6, 2021. As with past renderings, this rendering… Read More

2 years ago

Ellsworth Air Force Base officially selected as first base to receive USAF first operational B-21 Raider Strategic Bombers

The Secretary of the Air Force officially selected Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, as the location to host the… Read More

2 years ago

Bye-bye Bone! USAF paving way for B-21, begins retirement of B-1 strategic bomber

The 17 B-1B aircraft will be retired from the current fleet of 62 B-1s, leaving 45 in the active fleet.… Read More

3 years ago

USAF top secret B-21 bomber to fly for first time in Mid-2022, Second Raider under Construction

The B-21 will be available for service around 2026 or 2027. While the first B-21 is expected to roll out… Read More

3 years ago

USAF to retire 17 B-1B Lancer Strategic Bombers during Fiscal Year 2021

Air Force officials proposed the retirement of 17 structurally deficient B-1Bs in 2021 so that maintenance dollars and manpower can… Read More

4 years ago

USAF Releases New Images of B-21 Raider Future Stealth Bomber

The renderings show the B-21 in hangars at the three locations where the nation's newest stealth bomber will be housed… Read More

4 years ago