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10 Cool Facts about the B-2

1 - An Engineering Marvel To bring the B-2 to life, Northrop Grumman had to invent all components from scratch. That list included tools, a software laboratory, composite materials, special test equipment, and 3-D modeling and computer systems. Related manufacturing processes were also created.   2 - Why it’s No.…

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About GBSD

The U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) is the weapon system replacement for the aging LGM-30 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system (ICBM). GBSD represents the modernization of the ground-based leg of the nuclear triad. The Minuteman III first became operational in the early 1970s. While certain components…

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AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) for the F-35

Our AN/AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) surrounds the aircraft with a protective sphere of situational awareness. It warns the pilot of incoming aircraft and missile threats as well as providing day/night vision, fire control capability and precision tracking of wingmen/friendly aircraft for tactical maneuvering.

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AN/ZPY-1 STARLite Small Tactical Radar – Lightweight

AN/ZPY-1 STARLite is a small, lightweight SAR/GMTI/DMTI radar used for supporting tactical operations. STARLite offers superior performance at low cost.

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B-2 Spirit Media Gallery

View images of the B-2 Spirit on this page. We invite you to watch videos of the B-2 in action, or watch the Northrop Grumman miniseries, Crafting History, that explores the rich heritage of the B-2 and how Northrop Grumman employees developed this legendary aircraft.   Images [masterslider alias="ms-b2-afa"] Playlist…

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B-2 Stealth Bomber

  Technical Details  |  Images & Videos |  Get Updates  |  Careers  |  B-21 Raider   B-2 in the News [masterslider alias="b-2-news-articles"]

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B-2 Technical Details

Type Strategic, long-range heavy bomber with low-observable technology and all-altitude capability to penetrate the most sophisticated air defenses in nuclear and conventional missions Power Plant Four General Electric F118-GE-100 turbofans, each 17,300 lbs. thrust. Crew Two (pilot and mission commander) Wingspan 172 feet Length 69 feet Height 17 feet Top…

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B-21 News

You Have To See The Rest Of What May Be The Coolest Shot Of The B-2 Stealth Bomber Ever Jul. 6, 2018 The War Zone takes a look at an image of the B-2 Spirit taken by Michael L. Abramson in 1999. Read the article from The War Zone. Texas…

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B-21 Raider

  [masterslider alias="ms-12-1"]     B-21 FAQs   |  B-21 NEWS  |  GET UPDATES  |  STUDIES AND REPORTS  |  SUPPORTING VOICES |  CAREERS   Industry Partners  

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B-21 Studies and Reports

Northrop Grumman's B-21 Raider will play a vital role in U.S. national security and strategic deterrence. Read the latest studies and reports about this critical mission.

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