Air Force reveals secretive B-21 Raider

By Shelley K. Mesch / December 3, 2022 at 2:09 PM
PALMDALE, CA -- In a dramatic ceremony to showcase what officials called the "future backbone" of the Air Force's bomber fleet, Northrop Grumman revealed the B-21 Raider to the public for the first time Friday. The B-21 has advanced stealth capability and will be capable of long-range flights with a variety of payloads, including conventional and nuclear weapons, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said here during the ceremony at Air Force Plant 42. The open architecture design also allows updates or...

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