stealth bomber

Northrop Grumman greenlighted to begin B-21 Raider bomber production

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

1 month 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

1 month ago

US Navy EA-18G Growler pilot explains why Jamming Pods don’t turn a non-stealth aircraft into a stealth aircraft

The EA-18G Growler jamming pods The EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack aircraft is a variant in the F/A-18 family of… Read More

4 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

The story of the Horten Ho 229 WWII German low-drag Bomber, the first Stealth Aircraft that never was

Stealth aircraft Low observable technology, widely known to the world as stealth, aims to reduce as much as possible the… Read More

6 months ago

From “the Asset” to “the Cockroach:” F-117 pilot on Nighthawk’s nicknames when it was a highly classified program and when its existence became public knowledge

‘Black humor and a lack of restraint are common in the community when it comes to airplane nicknames, so I… Read More

10 months 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

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

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

B-2 Crew Successfully Tested JASSM-ER Cruise Missile, Northrop Grumman and the USAF are continuing Spirit stealth bomber Modernization

The B-2 Spirit successfully released a Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range (JASSM-ER) during a flight test in December.… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why the Horten Ho 229 WW II German low-drag Bomber may have been the First Stealth Aircraft (although it Never Entered Service)

If it were true that the Horten Ho 229 was conceived not only as a low-drag bomber but also to… 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

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

“Spirit of Pennsylvania” becomes Edwards AFB new test platform for B-2 flight testing

The “Spirit of Pennsylvania” B-2 stealth bomber will soon call Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), California, its new home, as… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s why the B-2 Spirit strategic bomber doesn’t feature vertical stabilizers

How can the B-2 Spirit fly without vertical stabilizers? The B-2 Spirit provides the US Air Force (USAF) the penetrating… Read More

3 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

4 years ago