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The B-21 Raider is an intercontinental heavy strategic bomber being developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation for the US Air Force under the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) program. ), can be integrated with conventional and fusion weapons. When operational in 2025, this fifth-generation stealth fighter will add and then replace the Rockwell B-1 Lancer bombers (scheduled to be demarcated by 2036), Northrop Grumman B -2 Spirit (scheduled to be demarcated in 2032), and Boeing B-52 Stratofortress (scheduled to exit in 2040)Proposal to develop the LRS-B was made in 2014, and in October 2015, Northrop Grumman was awarded a contract to develop a bomber that could also be used as an intelligence collection aircraft. , command fights and intercept. At the 2016 Air War Symposium, the LRS-B was officially designated “B-21” – a reference to being the first bomber of the 21st century, and named “Raider. “in honor of a campaign called the Doolittle Raiders, commanded by Lt. Col. James Doolittle 16 B-25 bombers and 80 crew members from a daring western Pacific carrier raiding Tokyo (April 18, 1942) during World War II.
Final assembly of the B-21 will take place at the 42nd Air Force Plant near Palmdale (California) and with the efforts of eight prominent contractors, it will be tested for the first time on 12/2021, at air base. Edwards Army of the 420th Air Force – which specializes in training B-2 Spirit pilots. B-21 uses four Pratt & Whitney PW9000 engines, has a wingspan of 35-40m, take-off weight 100 tons, subsonic flight speed; smaller than the B-2 Spirit, but still retains the payload capacity. Theoretically, the B-21 would have the ability to suddenly infiltrate enemy territory, strike with conventional and nuclear weapons and leave before the enemy could realize its appearance.