stealth bomber

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a bomber that is difficult to detect by radar

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The antenna work is headquartered in Palmdale and the flight test work is being done with one B-2 at Edwards.
Having a Navy pilot in the B-2 helps us continue to increase interoperability with our sister services," explained Lt.
They then applied over $1 billion of the slush fund-estimated at a total of $2 billion--to the B-2 and other unpopular weapons programs.
Originally the nuclear-armed B-2 was supposed to fly over its Soviet targets at a fairly high altitude, 20,000 feet or so.
The B-2 radar-modernization team passed a final design review by the U.
Testing showed that a B-2 equipped with the link will be able to exchange information with a variety of aircraft, ships, ground vehicles and other platforms similarly equipped with Link-16, the company has said.
Northrop Grumman is the Air Force's B-2 prime contractor.
The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments argues that investing more money in improving the B-2 - particularly its 1980s-era electronics - would provide the greatest payoff in providing a capability to travel long distances and strike targets with precision.
Known as alternate high-frequency material (AHFM), the radar-absorbing coating was developed by the Northrop Grumman's Integrated Systems sector, the B-2 prime contractor, for application to the aircraft surface in areas where regular maintenance is performed.
During a brief ceremony Tuesday at the company's Palmdale plant, Northrop Grumman and Air Force officials re-enacted the signing of the delivery papers of the first operational B-2 bomber.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - For the first time, the B-2 Global Power Bomber Combined Test Force released two of its newly upgraded 5,000-pound ``live'' weapons.
PALMDALE - The United States needs at least 50 long-range, ``stealthy'' bombers and should consider producing a lower-cost version of the B-2 bomber, an influential congressman said Tuesday.
2 million contract in the first phase of a program to create a new radar antenna for the B-2 stealth bomber.