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A Faster, Simpler Way to Replace Obsolete Parts for B-2 Bomber

A Faster, Simpler Way to Replace Obsolete Parts for B-2 Bomber

The U.S. Air Force will get its first look at a faster, more affordable way to replace obsolete avionics on the B-2 stealth bomber under a contract awarded last August to Northrop Grumman. Under the 43-month, $43.5 million award, the […]


B-2 undergoes communications upgrade

B-2 undergoes communications upgrade

After a 20-year wait, the B-2 Spirit will receive a significant new communications upgrade. The first increment of the Common Very Low Frequency Receiver, or CVR, program was designed to be a successor to the very low frequency communication system […]


First ANG bomb wing certified for nuclear operations

First ANG bomb wing certified for nuclear operations

The Air National Guard celebrated a historic milestone this week as the 131st Bomb Wing, the nation’s only Guard unit to fly and maintain the B-2 Spirit, was certified to conduct the nuclear mission upon completion of their initial nuclear […]


U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

The United States’ existing long-range bomber fleet of B-52s, B-1s, and B-2s are at a critical point in their operational life span. With the average age of each airframe being 50, 28, and 20 years old, respectively, military analysts are […]


North Korea puts rockets on standby for US strike

North Korea puts rockets on standby for US strike

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on Friday ordered missile units to prepare to strike US mainland and military bases, vowing to “settle accounts” after US stealth bombers flew over South Korea. The order came after US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, […]


Next Phase of Modernizing B-2 Defensive Systems Starts

Next Phase of Modernizing B-2 Defensive Systems Starts

Northrop Grumman will help drive down costs and speed the availability of new hardware and software upgrades for the B-2 stealth bomber under a recently awarded contract from the U.S. Air Force. The contract covers Technology Development (TD) Phase 2 […]


B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Completes First Ever Polar Test Mission

B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Completes First Ever Polar Test Mission

Under contract to the U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman’s B-2 Spirit stealth bomber has completed its first 18.5-hour sortie over the North Pole to validate new flight management software. The computer upgrade system, which is the cornerstone for all future […]


B-2 Bomber to Use ES Electronic Warfare System

B-2 Bomber to Use ES Electronic Warfare System

BAE Systems has won a contract from Northrop Grumman – Aerospace Systems to provide Electronic Support Measure (ESM) systems for use on all 20 B-2 Spirit bombers, marking BAE Systems’ presence on all three of the U.S. Air Force’s Low […]


BAE Systems to Provide Electronic Warfare Systems for B-2 Bomber

BAE Systems to Provide Electronic Warfare Systems for B-2 Bomber

BAE Systems has won a contract from Northrop Grumman – Aerospace Systems to provide Electronic Support Measure (ESM) systems for use on all 20 B-2 Spirit bombers. This ESM upgrade will be a complete replacement of the current aging AN/APR-50 […]


 
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