The Forgotten Story of How the B‑2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Was Born

The B‑2 Spirit—also known as the Stealth Bomber—is an American heavy strategic bomber that boasts low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses.
According to aerospace and defense company Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Air Force’s “B‑2 stealth bomber is a key component of the nation’s long-range strike arsenal, and one of the most survivable aircraft in the world. Its unique stealth characteristics allow it to penetrate the most sophisticated enemy defenses.”
In addition, do take note that the B‑2 also holds the record for the longest air combat mission in history. “In 2001, the Spirit of America and five other B‑2s were the first to enter Afghan airspace for a record setting forty-four-hour mission,” Northrop Grumman writes.
“The …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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