The B-21 Raider will be unveiled in December
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that it will introduce the new B-21 Raider during the first week of December at the company's facility in Palmdale, California. The presentation of the aircraft will be made in association with the United States Air Force (USAF).
The presentation of the comes after the manufacturer had carried out ground tests and load calibration on the structure of the B-21 Raider during this year 2022. The tests also included the ignition of the aircraft's systems, engines and tests on the runway. in high and low speed.
The B-21 Raider is expected to make its first test flight in the spring of 2023 based on the results of ground tests. During the manufacturing phase of one of the most advanced military aircraft ever built, another six B-21 test aircraft are in final assembly at the Palmdale FAL.
In the meantime, Northrop Grumman and the USAF are testing all avionics and flight programs on another aircraft that is used as a test bed, along with testing software and other subsystems, to reduce risk and reduce time to production. development and testing of the B-21.
So the military world will be almost ready for the unveiling in just a few weeks of one of the most sophisticated stealth bomber aircraft ever built since the contract was awarded to the USAF and Northrop Grumman in 2015.
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