They have a seven years in the making new batwing bomber….
I must admit I’m a bit sceptical of why they are spending money on this….
NOBOY will employ nuclear delivery strategic bomber anymore in real world conflict’s….
Actually with Joe Biden as President?
For the next two to six years America isn’t gonna fight anybody directly…..
I know we have to have more BIGGER stuff then other countries as a ‘deterrence‘….
But the work horse’s on anything the US might get involved in after Biden are gonna fighter jets like F-15’s and F-16’s or drones….
This IS a aircraft with NO real mission right now….
The U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman on Dec. 2 introduced to the world the next generation of stealth, a new strategic bomber built after the Cold War for a new focus on potential conflict in the vast ranges of the Pacific.
The B-21 Raider, rolled out at the company’s secretive Plant 42 complex about 34 years after a similar ceremony for its predecessor the B-2, is an evolution for the company’s stealthy flying wing shape. The aircraft has a new generation of low observable technology, in a lighter paint scheme than the B-2 and what appears to be elongated wings and lower profile inlets contributing to a stealth that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says will get through any enemy’s air defenses.
“Fifty years of advances in low observable technology have gone into this aircraft, and even the most sophisticated air defense systems will struggle to detect a B-21 in the sky,” Austin said during an address outside a new classified hangar built for the airframe…