Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
The Northrop (later Northrop Grumman) B-2 Spirit, an aa kent as the Stealth Bomber, is an American strategic bomber, featurin law observable stealth technology designed for penetratin dense anti-aircraft defenses; it is able tae deploy baith conventional an nuclear wappens.
|A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit over the Pacific Ocean in May 2006.|
|Role||Strategic stealth bomber|
|Naitional oreegin||Unitit States|
|Manufacturer||Northrop Corporation |
|First flicht||17 Julie 1989|
|Primar uiser||Unitit States Air Force|
|Programme cost||US$44.75 billion (through 2004)|
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- "B-2 Bomber: Cost and Operational Issues Letter Report, 14 August 1997, GAO/NSIAD-97-181." United States General Accounting Office (GAO). Retrieved: 13 September 2009.