B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber
Making the detectable undetectable. That's Defining Possible.
Leading Decades of Stealth Innovation
For three decades, the B-2 Spirit, built by Northrop Grumman, has been the backbone of stealth technology for the U.S. Air Force and has been commemorated in the Pioneers of Stealth Memorial at the National Museum of the United States Air Force Memorial Park, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
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.
See the B-2 in Action
10 Cool Facts about the B-2
Many people consider the B-2 an engineering marvel and one of the finest examples of American air superiority.
Northrop Grumman is the B-2 prime contractor leading an industry team that works with the Air Force to modernize the B-2. We're ensuring that it remains fully mission capable against evolving worldwide threats.
A range of upgrade programs are improving the B-2's lethality: its ability to collect, process and disseminate battlefield information with joint force commanders or other local first responders worldwide, and its ability to receive updated target information during a mission.
Crafting History: B-2 Miniseries
To build the world’s only stealth bomber, you need the best engineers. The revolutionary approach to bring the B-2 Spirit to life is as unique as the technologies that resulted from it. Discover what it took to turn a fantasy into a reality—directly from the team behind the B-2.
B-2 Technical Details
Learn about the strategic, long-range heavy bomber with low-observable technology. The B-2 has all-altitude capability to penetrate the most sophisticated air defenses in nuclear and conventional missions.