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  1. Is this China's next big threat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 |

    CHINA has teased the world with a veiled glimpse of its secret new stealth bomber, and taken a swipe at the United States in the process. CHINA has teased the world with a veiled glimpse of its secret new stealth bomber, and taken a swipe at the United States in the process.


  2. China to Unveil Flying Wing Bomber AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | DefenceTalk News

    China is likely to soon unveil one of its most anticipated weapons - a new-generation long-range bomber, aviation industry observers said amid disclosure of the plane's appearance by its developer on Tuesday. Aviation Industry Corp of China, the nation's leading aircraft maker, displayed a front view of what appears to be a flying-wing aircraft concept at the end of a promotional video.


  3. a USAF selects three bases to station the future B-21 fleetRead the original story

    Thursday May 3 | Flight Global

    The US Air Force plans to station its future Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider fleet at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas; Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota; and Whiteman AFB, Missouri starting in the mid-2020s. The forthcoming stealth bombers will replace B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit aircraft at the three bomber bases.


  4. Russia's S-300 or S-400: F-35 Killer or Overhyped?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 23 | Yahoo!

    The Pentagon's move appears to be aimed at deterring Turkey from purchasing the Russian-made S-400. However, the Pentagon's statements call into question why the United States and its allies are investing hundreds of billions of dollars into stealth aircraft and stealthy long-range cruise missiles if Russian-made surface-to-air weapons are completely ineffective.


  5. USAF eyes more orders as B-21 finishes preliminary design reviewRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Flight Global

    The heavy bomber is now moving towards a critical design review, says Lt Gen Arnold Bunch, the air force's military deputy for acquisition during an 18 April Senate Armed Services hearing. Critical design review is the next step before assembly of the first aircraft can begin.


  6. Air Showdown: America's F-22 & F-35 Stealth Fighters vs. Russia's S-400Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Yahoo!

    For the Russians, solving the problem of targeting a low observable aircraft is something that they continue to work on-but it is doubtful the Moscow has resolved the issue. Russia's strong investment in layers of air defenses tells us that the Kremlin believes the primary threat to its ground forces comes from U.S. airpower.


  7. Photos: Saturday at the 2018 Melbourne Air & Space ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Florida Today

    The USAF Thunderbirds performing Saturday at the Melbourne Air & Space Show, at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport. The March 24-25 event was sponsored by Northrop Grumman and organized by National Air, Sea,& Space Foundation.


  8. Here's Why Russia's 'New' Tu-160M2 Could Be NATO's Worst NightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Russia's fleet of new build Tupolev Tu-160M2 Blackjack strategic bombers will be equipped with upgraded engines that would extend the range of the aircraft by roughly 600 miles. The massive Mach 2.0 capable bombers are also expected to receive a new generation of stealthy long-range cruise missiles as their main armament.


  9. B-2 Spirit stealth bomber to swoop in for 2018 Melbourne Air & Space ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Florida Today

    Check out this story on Here are sights and sounds from the Melbourne Air & Space Show. Video posted April 2, 2017, by Tim Shortt, FLORIDA TODAY A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber will make a rare Space Coast appearance at the upcoming Melbourne Air & Space Show on Saturday, March 24. A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber will make a rare Space Coast appearance at the upcoming Melbourne Air & Space Show on Saturday, March 24. "It's really unique to have a flyover from one in this day and age, especially with all the real-world stuff going on right now.


  10. Your Digital Self: A peek inside the B-2 bombers sent to Guam as a warning to North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | MarketWatch

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has said the U.S. is "fully prepared" to defend itself against North Korea. This comes after the hermit state has repeatedly refused to stop developing its nuclear arsenal, despite United Nation sanctions.


  11. B-2 Bombers in Guam Send a Message to North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Yahoo!

    The United States Air Force has moved three of its stealthy Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit strategic bombers to Guam as tensions continue with North Korea. But while the Pentagon does not deny that the arrival of the stealth bombers on Guam is designed to send a signal to Pyongyang, the message is not aimed solely at North Korea.


  12. America's 'Stealth' Air Force vs. North Korea: Who Wins in a War?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Yahoo!

    But air defenses are less of a problem than targeting North Korea's artillery pieces- which are dug into hardened positions-that are aimed at Seoul. Indeed, even without its nuclear-tipped missiles, dug-in conventional North Korean artillery could leave Seoul devastated within only a few hours.


  13. Watch this incredible video of a B-2 stealth bomber flutter its wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Yahoo!

    In the last three decades, aircraft engineers have added composite materials to wings to make them more flexible. The video below shows the B-2's flexible wings.


  14. Revealed: China creates new weapon to eliminate greatest threat to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Daily Star

    The "jellyfish shredder" will mince the pesky sea critters into thousands of pieces in a fresh bid to put an end to the bizarre hazard. Jellyfish cause severe damage to the vessels as they get sucked into ships' water intake pipes and clog cooling systems.


  15. "Combat ready" China races to build GHOST spy satellites to - catch' US stealth planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Daily Star

    Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit bombers are currently the only planes that can strike enemy targets without being picked up by radar systems. Meet the UK's new stealth fighter jet.


  16. Could ghost imaging satellite be a game changer for Chinese military?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    China is developing a new type of spy satellite using ghost imaging technology that could change the game of military cat and mouse within a decade, according to scientists involved in the project. Existing camouflage techniques - from simple smoke bombs used to hide tanks or soldiers on battlefields to the hi-tech radar absorption materials on a stealth aircraft or warship - would be of no use against ghost imaging, physics experts said.


  17. 5 Reasons No Nation Wants to Go to War with AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Trident II SLBMs also are equipped with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles , allowing them to carry up to eight warheads. Thus, each Ohio-class SSBN could carry up to 192 nuclear warheads on board.


  18. Why Russia, China and North Korea Should Fear America's B-21 BomberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Yahoo!

    On October 27, 2015, nearly thirty-four years to the day after Northrop Grumman was awarded the contract to develop the first stealth bomber, the U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop a contract for a new bomber: the B-21 Raider. While many of the details of the Raider are shrouded in mystery, we do know a few things about it, and can infer others.


  19. 355-Ship Navy Could Take More Than Three Decades to Build, Acting Navy Under Secretary SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | U.S. Naval Institute

    Northrop Grumman will not compete to build the service's MQ-25A Stingray aerial refueling unmanned aerial vehicle despite being the developer of the test platform that proved a UAV could take off and land from an aircraft carrier. "When we're looking at one of these opportunities, let me be clear, our objective is not just to win.


  20. Marvel turns Northrop Grumman into a super hero.Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Jwz

    Marvel announced that the company is "joining forces" with Northrop Grumman, manufacturer of the Global Hawk surveillance drone and the fifth-largest arms manufacturer in the world. The company has already released a comic book starring a new team of heroes who work for Northrop Grumman, called Northrop Grumman Elite Nexus, or N.G.E.N. You know, like "engine," as in the engine of the B-2 Spirit, a stealth bomber that Northrop manufactured for the US government and dropped bombs over Kosovo and the Middle East.