Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider

The USAF won’t buy more than 100 B-21 Raiders

The USAF won’t buy more than 100 B-21 Raiders

The USAF won’t buy more than 100 B-21 Raider bombers USAF won't buy more than 100 B-21 stealth bombers. This… Read More

1 month ago

Northrop Grumman greenlighted to begin B-21 Raider bomber production

Northrop Grumman awarded low-rate initial production contract for the B-21 Raider bomber William LaPlante, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and… Read More

4 months ago

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

6 months 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

8 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

8 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago

‘USAF needs Stealth Tankers to Survive Chinese Missiles,’ Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall Says

Secretary Frank Kendall recently said that given China’s growing reach with precision missiles, the USAF must shift away from traditional… Read More

1 year 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

2 years 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

B-52 maintainer explains how heavy maintenance is helping the iconic BUFF to stay in service forever

‘We do heavy maintenance to the B-52. I mean heavy,’ Darren Dennis, Aerospace Propulsion Apprentice at US Air Force. Since… Read More

3 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

3 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

3 years ago