Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
B-2 vs B-21: What's the difference between the USAF's old and new stealth bombers?
The USAF has officially entered the age of sixth-generation combat aircraft with the B-21 Raider. Combat Aircraft Journal reports on the rollout of America’s second stealth bomber and analyzes what we know so far about this highly classified aircraft
USAF stealth bomber fleet grounded after major B-2A incident at Whiteman
A USAF-operated Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bomber was involved in an incident on December 10 that caused damage to both the aircraft and the runway at its home airfield, Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri
Four B-2A Spirits deploy to Australia for Bomber Task Force mission
Four USAF B-2A Spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, have been operating out of RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland, for the past few weeks to support a Pacific Air Forces Bomber Task Force deployment
New nuclear weapon tactic tested on B-2A Spirit stealth bomber
A US Air Force B-2A Spirit stealth bomber has released a B61-12 Joint Test Assembly (JTA) utilizing a new capability known as the Radar Aided Targeting System (RATS) during a capstone test at the Tonopah Test Range, Nevada.
USAF releases report into $10m B-2 landing incident
An abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report into the incident on September 14, 2021, involving a B-2A Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB) in Missouri has been released by Air Force Global Strike Command.
USAF B-2A Spirit damaged in emergency landing
A USAF Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bomber assigned to the 509th BW experienced an in-flight malfunction during a routine training mission on September 14 and made an emergency landing at Whiteman AFB
B-2A Spirits conduct first-ever forward operations from Iceland
Three USAF Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, arrived at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland on August 23
Spirits arrive in Portugal for historic bomber deployment
Three Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit strategic stealth bombers from the USAF’s 509th Bomb Wing have deployed to Lajes Field on Terceira Island in the Azores, Portugal, as part of a Bomber Task Force mission in Europe
USAF’s bomber triad to open Super Bowl 55
The USAF’s bomber triad will conduct a first-of-its-kind trifecta flyover of the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, as part of the opening ceremony of Super Bowl 55 on February 7
From Spads to Spirits: Inside the 13th Bomb Squadron
Affectionately known as ‘The Devil’s Own Grim Reapers’, the 13th Bomb Squadron has engaged in almost every major US conflict since World War One. Key.Aero provides a behind-the-scenes look at what is now the USAF's sole stealth bomber training unit