The US Department of Defense has released two new images of the B-21 Raider long-range stealth strategic bomber aircraft., a project that represents an important modernization in the field of military aviation. Manufactured by the company Northrop Grumman Corporation, this aircraft has been designed with the latest technology and is expected to be part of the United States Air Force in the coming years.
although still not many technical details have been released about the B-21 Raider, the two new images provided by the Department of Defense offer a clearer view of the design and appearance of this stealth aircraft. It can be observed that features a streamlined and sleek shapeand is expected to be able to evade enemy radar and detectors thanks to its innovative design and advanced technology.
The B-21 Raider will also feature long-range and penetrating strike capabilities, allowing it to carry out strategic missions. and survival in high-stress situations.
Currently, the B-21 Raider is in its last phase of development and is expected to be operational in the United States Air Force in the next few years.
The main goal of the B-21 Raider project is to gradually replace the B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit strategic bomber aircraft., which have been key pieces of the United States Air Force for decades. The B-21 Raider is expected to vastly outperform its predecessors in terms of technology, range and stealth capabilities, enabling it to carry out strategic missions more effectively and safely.
Besides, the B-21 Raider is expected to operate alongside the latest versions of the iconic B-52 bomber, which has been in service since the 1950s and has been modernized on several occasions. This combination of strategic aircraft of different generations will allow the United States Air Force to have a diverse and highly effective fleet in the defense of national security.
According to US Air Force plans, at least a hundred of the new B-21 Raider strategic bomber aircraft are expected to be procured, which represents a significant investment in terms of national defense. Each of these planes would have an approximate cost of almost $700 million dollars.making them one of the most expensive military aircraft in history.
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Source: La Opinion