The presentation of the future strategic bomber B-21 Raider of the United States Air Force (USAF) has a definite date.
The company Northrop Grumman confirmed this through its official networks today, October 20.
Although Northrop Grumman had confirmed that the official presentation of the B-21 Raider would be in December, the company had not indicated on what day the rollout would take place.
they reported that the presentation of the new strategic bomber of the United States Air Force would be on December 2.
As indicated at the end of September, the event will occur at the Northrop Grumman facilities in Palmdale, California. This fact means the first sample of contact with the public, leaving aside the disclosed representation and illustrations of the B-21 Raider.
In turn, following what was reported by the company and the United States Air Force, this program calls for the first test flight of the strategic bomber to take place in 2023.
Meanwhile, the two B-21 Raiders that have finished production are undergoing tests of their systems on the ground.
The B-21 is the future next-generation strategic bomber for the United States Air Force.
Its development is part of the so-called Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) program, intending to develop a new stealth technology bomber capable of using conventional and nuclear weapons.
The United States seeks to renew part of its bomber fleet with its incorporation. As officially stated, the B-21 will eventually replace the B-21 Lancer, B-52 Stratofortress, and B-2 Spirit in the future.