US Air Force and Northrop Grumman Introduce B-21 Raider Stealth Strategic Bomber

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Air Force unveiled the B-21 Raider to the world today. The B-21 joins the nuclear triad as a visible and flexible deterrent designed for the U.S. Air Force to meet its most complex missions. The B-21 Raider forms the backbone of the future for U.S. air power, leading a powerful family of systems that deliver a new era of capability and flexibility through advanced integration of data, sensors and ωєαρσиs. Its sixth-generation capabilities include stealth, information advantage and open architecture. The B-21 is capable of networking across the battlespace to multiple systems, and into all domains. Supported by a digital ecosystem throughout its lifecycle, the B-21 can quickly evolve through rapid technology upgrades that provide new capabilities to outpace future threats.

US Air Force And Northrop Grumman Introduce B-21 Raider Stealth Strategic Bomber - MilitaryLeak

“The Northrop Grumman team develops and delivers technology that advances science, looks into the future and brings it to the here and now. The B-21 Raider defines a new era in technology and strengthens America’s role of delivering peace through deterrence,” said Kathy Warden, chair, chief executive officer and president, Northrop Grumman.
“With the B-21, the U.S. Air Force will be able to deter or defeat threats anywhere in the world. The B-21 exemplifies how Northrop Grumman is leading the industry in digital transformation and digital engineering, ultimately delivering more value to our customers,” said Tom Jones, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems.

US Air Force And Northrop Grumman Introduce B-21 Raider Stealth Strategic Bomber - MilitaryLeak

“The B-21 Raider is a testament to America’s enduring advantages in ingenuity and innovation. And it’s proof of the Department’s long-term commitment to building advanced capabilities that will fortify America’s ability to deter aggression, today and into the future. Now, strengthening and sustaining U.S. deterrence is at the heart of our National Defense Strategy. This bomber was built on a foundation of strong, bipartisan support in Congress. And because of that support, we will soon fly this aircraft, test it and then move into production,” said Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III.

US Air Force Unveils New $700m High-Tech B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber – Independent Newspaper Nigeria

The Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider is an American strategic bomber under development for the United States Air Force (USAF) by Northrop Grumman. As part of the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) program, it is to be a long-range, stealth intercontinental strategic bomber for the USAF, able to deliver conventional and thermonuclear ωєαρσиs. The B-21 Raider is named in honor of the Doolittle Raids of World ധąɾ II when 80 men, led by Lt. Col. James “Jimmy” Doolittle, and 16 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers set off on a mission that changed the course of World ധąɾ II. The designation B-21 recognizes the Raider as the first bomber of the 21st century. As of 2022, the B-21 is expected to enter service by 2026 or 2027. It is to complement and eventually replace the Air Force’s Rockwell B-1 Lancer, Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bombers.

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