B-21 Inlet Problem Was Resolved Before Design Freeze, RCO Says

b-21 artist concept
Artist's rendering of the B-21A.
Credit: Northrop Grumman
A redesign of the inlet on the Northrop Grumman B-21 was completed before the final configuration of the stealth bomber was frozen in November 2018, according to the U.S. Air Force. The timing of the redesign before the critical design review in November 2018 supports the Air Force’s claim that the...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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