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B-21 is the Designation of the USAF New Stealth Bomber

After years of intense speculation, the Air Force finally revealed a first image of its long-awaited new bomber, formerly known as the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-Band) and gave it an official designation - B-21.

Future Bombers has Legacy to Uphold

With a proven history of success, today's bomber fleet has a reputation for excellence. It is, however, an aging fleet in need of a...

Avionics, Weapons Bay Upgrades Increase the B-52H Conventional Attack Versatility

US Air Force B-52 bombers is undergoing modifications to increase the capacity of smart weapons carried by the aircraft by 50 percent. Under a...

Colombian Kfirs intercept Russian bombers enrout to Venezuela

Two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 (NATO Reporting Name: Blackjack) strategic bombers triggered a diplomatic raw last week, violating Colombian airspace two times on a mission...

Russian Tu-160 Strategic Bombers Land in Venezuela

Two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 (NATO Reporting Name: Blackjack) strategic bombers on Monday (October 28, 2013) flew from an airbase in southwestern Russia and landed in Venezuela,...

Boeing, Lockheed Martin Team to Offer a New Bomber for the...

The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin Corporation announced they are teaming again to compete for the United States Air Force's (USAF) Long-Range Strike -...

Russian Air Force to Field a Stealth Bomber By 2020

In April 2013 the Russian Air Force has approved the conceptual design and specification of its future strategic bomber known as ‘PAK-DA’ (future long-range...

USAF B-1B Crashes in Montana

A B-1B Lancer strategic bomber has crashed Monday (August 19, 2013) in a remote area near Broadus, Montana, during a routine training flight. The...

America Needs To Develop A New Bomber Now

The existing bomber force cannot cope with new challenges indefinitely. As countries like China pursue anti-access strategies and more agile air defenses become available...

Israeli Weapon Systems on the Flying Gunship?

Israeli sources confirmed that Israeli weapon system may be offered to the package of the MC-27J aircraft equipped with a 30 mm gun. The...

Chinese Air Force Gets More H-6K Strategic Bombers

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) recently received 15 Xian H-6K bombers with nuclear capabilities, according to Jane’s Defence Weekly. The H-6K, an updated...

USAF Readies Massive Ordnance Penetrator for Showdown in Iran

The US has enhanced its biggest bunker buster bomb specifically to enable the destruction of Iran's underground Fordow uranium enrichment plant near the city of Qom. 20 such bombs - the biggest and heaviest bomb in the US arsenal, will be delivered this year, following the completion of upgrades and testing.

B-1B To Test New Offensive Anti-Surface Missile

DARPA has added a third flight test of an air-launched Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) to be conducted from a B-1B in 2013. There are already two air-launched flight tests scheduled for this year as part of the Phase 2 LRASM contract awarded in 2010.

Northrop Grumman to Begin Next Phase of Modernizing B-2 Defensive Systems

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...
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