This post comes from Interesting Engineering.com. Wathc the video created for the Unveiling of the B-21 which is scheduled for Dec. 2, 2022. The U.S. Air Force will unveil its first stealth bomber in over 34 years. The B-21 Raider is set for an unveiling on December 2, its makers, Northrop Grumman said in a press release accompanied by a short teaser.
The U.S. Air Force’s bomber fleet is aging. Developments in air defense systems used by adversaries mean that less than 10 percent of the fleet is now capable of penetrating advanced air defenses. The capabilities of the U.S. Air Force’s famed B-1 and B-52s and, to a certain extent, the B-2s aren’t enough to deliver the range and penetrability that the U..S. Air Force now needs. Click here to read the entire article.