Sunday, September 4, 2016

The U.S. Air Force Is Promising Its B-21 Bomber Will Bring A New Generation of Stealth Technology

An artist rendering shows the first image of a new Northrop Grumman Corp long-range bomber B21 in this image released on February 26, 2016. REUTERS/U.S. AIR FORCE/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Scout Warrior: Will The Air Force B-21 Bring New, Next-Generation Stealth Technology?

The new bomber is being engineered with improved stealthy technology able to evade the most advanced air defenses in the world

The Air Force’s stealthy long-range bomber will have the endurance and next-generation stealth capability to elude the most advanced existing air defenses and attack anywhere in the world, if needed, senior service officials said.

When the Air Force revealed its first artist rendering of what its new Long Range Strike – Bomber looks like, service Secretary Deborah James made reference to plans to engineer a bomber able elude detection from even the best, most cutting-edge enemy air defenses.

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WNU editor: I see aand read a lot of promises and high expectations .... but then again .... they were saying the same thing about the F-35 some 10 - 15 years ago.


Jac said...

Right. I never see a military (of any country)telling their project is obsolete.

Jay Farquharson said...

You need to review tank development in the '40's, '50's and '60's.

Lots of projects were "killed", because the concepts were obsolete at the prototype, proof of concept stage.

Different time though. There wasn't the revolving door between the Military and the Corporations, and there were many, many competing Manufacturers. Not the Monopolies that exist today.