USAF clears B-2 to resume flight ops after six-month safety pause

The USAF’s 20-strong fleet of Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers has finally been cleared to return to flight operations after it was grounded for nearly six months as a safety precaution after one aircraft was involved in an accident at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, in December – the details of which remain largely unknown.

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