stealth bomber

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a bomber that is difficult to detect by radar

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With stealth bombers expected to serve at least through 2057, modifications being done by workers in Palmdale are intended to update their capacity to carry weapons and to collect and process information.
Stealth bombers (costing $2 billion a pop) and the like get all the attention, while the soldiers who actually carry out most of today's missions tote outdated equipment.
Dubbed Polecat and looking something like a B-2 stealth bomber and something like the DarkStar spyplane that Lockheed Martin built in the 1990s, the new airplane is 90 percent composite materials, rather than metal.
In the past few years, the Defense Department's most elaborate attempt at cloaking, the B-2 stealth bomber, has certainly drawn plenty of attention for its price tag and the obscurity of its mission.
More than 20 types of aircraft, including the B-2 Stealth Bomber, NATO AWACS, C-5 Galaxy, F-15 and F-16 now fly with the storage systems and flash cards.
Past auction items have included a private yacht trip, a B-2 stealth bomber model and test pilot jacket, a seven-day trip to Spain, jewelry and dinners from local restaurants.
But on specific weaponry, they tend to favor most of the big-ticket, high-tech wonders--the B-2 stealth bomber and "Star Wars," for example--now jostling for a place in a Pentagon budget increasingly incapable of accommodating them all.
This is the next step in the long term relationship between our people and the USAF's B-2A Stealth Bomber team which started in the mid 1980s.
PALMDALE -- Flight test work has started at Edwards Air Force Base on an improved radar antenna for the B-2 stealth bomber, part of a package of upgrades that is keeping about 1,000 workers employed in Palmdale even though bomber production ended years ago.
Black programs include the Navy's advancedtactical fighter; the Stealth bomber, the most expensive military project in American history; and Milstar satellites, the new global switchboard for nuclear war, designed to relay the launch orders for nuclear weapons from 70,000 miles in space.
A flyover by the amazing B-2 Stealth Bomber, high-energy aerobatics routines, military and civilian skydiving displays, and precision helicopter demonstrations will highlight the weekend's activities.
Under one of the first teaming arrangements of its kind, Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems and Aerostructures (ISA) sector and Hill AFB today dedicated a new facility that will serve as the composite manufacturing and repair center for the B-2 stealth bomber.
In addition to the joint strike fighter work, the company conducts modifications to the B-2 stealth bomber and assembles the Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft, Navy aerial target drones and two experimental X-47B aircraft in Palmdale.
PALMDALE - Northrop Grumman Corporation said it and Raytheon Company are closer to flight-testing a new radar system for the B-2 stealth bomber.
Choosing from seven scenic courses, players fly at lightning fast speeds in one of 11 true-to-life fighter jets including a stealth bomber and World War II vintage biplane.