Northrop Grumman shares B-21 roadmap during year-end earnings call

By Shelley K. Mesch / January 26, 2023 at 1:20 PM
Northrop Grumman remains on track for a flight test of the Air Force's B-21 Raider later this year and is anticipating a low-rate initial production purchase of five of the bombers, executives said during the company's year-end earnings call Thursday. Northrop has kept costs under the Air Force’s independent cost estimates for B-21, CEO Kathy Warden said, which was $550 million per unit in 2010 dollars or $692 million for 2022 dollars. The expected purchase would be the first of...

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