On Friday evening, Northrop Grumman and the Air Force finally unveiled America’s new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider, but almost immediately people began asking — isn’t that just an updated B-2 Spirit? At first glance, that seems like a pretty logical question to ask. Both bombers utilize a radar-wicking flying-wing design, both are made by […]
Russia’s Su-57 and China’s J-20 are both significantly easier to detect than America’s stealth fighters. So what does that make them?
The incredible story of Doolittle’s Raiders serves as the inspiration for the name of America’s new stealth bomber. Here’s why.
On Friday, Northrop Grumman officially unveiled the B-21 Raider in front of a small group of spectators, offering the world its first glimpse of America’s new stealth bomber. The B-21 is the first new bomber the United States has fielded in a quarter century — since the Raider’s predecessor, the B-2 Spirit entered service in […]
The Army has moved away from its old “shark attack” approach to training in favor of a new approach called “Dignity and Respect.”
The Air Force is planning to retire its most potent dogfighter, the F-22 Raptor. Here’s a breakdown on exactly why.
In 2013, Iran claimed to be fielding its own stealth fighter known as the Qaher-313. Unsurprisingly, it never manifested.
On Thursday, Atlanta-based aviation firm Hermeus released a dramatic new video showing their hypersonic engine successfully transitioning from turbojet to ramjet operation, paving the way for it to propel their Quarterhorse aircraft to Mach 5 and potentially even beyond. Hypersonic missiles, or weapons capable of flying and maneuvering at speeds above Mach 5, have been […]
The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit is the world’s first (and currently only) operational stealth bomber. And here’s its rundown.
Two missiles, seemingly fired at targets inside Ukraine, flew beyond the Ukrainian border into Poland on Tuesday, reportedly killing two people. UPDATE 9:30 AM EST, NOVEMBER 16: NATO has reported that the missiles that entered Poland were likely Ukrainian air defense missiles that missed their targets. “This is not Ukraine’s fault. Russia bears ultimate responsibility […]