While it is unknown when the U.S. Air Force Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit will retire, the aging stealth bomber may fly alongside the next-generation B-21 Raider. The B-2 bomber flew its inaugural flight 30 years ago from the Plant 42 runway in Palmdale, California. Today, the Northrop Grumman site is preparing for development of the Raider, and two newly erected beige buildings have popped up, likely tied to the next-generation bomber. B-21 first flight slated for December 2021 B-2 ...

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