TITLE

The B-2, stealthier than ever

PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/18/94, Vol. 116 Issue 15, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the $2.17 billion purchase of Grumman Corp. isn't the only high-stakes move that Northrop Corp. is making these days. How the defense contractor is quietly lobbying lawmakers to revive the B-2 Stealth bomber, the batlike craft that supposedly was grounded in 1992 after the purchase of only 20 planes; Specific requests made by Northrop; B-2's foes who say it is wasteful to spend shrinking defense dollars on a cold war relic.
ACCESSION #
9404127533

 

Related Articles

  • Tailpipe coating problem slips B-2 delivery to August.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/25/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 4, p25 

    Reports on a possible delay in the delivery of the second operational Northrop Grumman B-2 bomber to Whiteman AFB in Missouri until late August, 1994. Correction of a `manufacturing nonconformance' problem; Tailpipe coating procedure; Variation from specifications of tailpipe coating thickness...

  • A B-2 bomber successfully.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/19/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 25, p19 

    Reports on the completion of a Global Positioning System-Aided Munition (GAM) drop by a Northrop Grumman-manufactured B-2 bomber on June 13, 1995 over the Navy China Lake.

  • Stressing versatility. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/24/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 17, p19 

    Reports that Northrop Grumman is stressing the versatility of B-2 bombers in the hope of convincing the US Congress to finance up to 20 more B-2s. Engineers' plan to install a radio antenna in the weapons bay to transmit updated target data to the bombs up until launch.

  • B-2A Spirit Specs.  // Aerospace Daily & Defense Report;2/12/2015, Vol. 251 Issue 27, p1 

    The article presents information related to American heavy strategic bomber B-2 Spirit, which is manufactured by the aerospace firm Northrop Grumman.

  • B-2 tackles tough turbulence. Dornheim, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/27/1998, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p79 

    States that the Northrop Grumman B-2 bomber has the most advanced gust suppression system for dealing with turbulence. Design and mission differences between the B-2 ad civil transport; Low wing loading of the bomber; Composite structure; How the B-2's critical wing bending loads come from...

  • The U.S. Air Force.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/17/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 16, p17 

    Reports on the likely display of the US B-2 bomber at the Paris air show in June 1995. Deliberations to this effect between the US Air Force and the Northrop Grumman.

  • GAO On B-21: Air Force Took Risk In Picking Northrop. Seligman, Lara // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/31/2016, p1 

    The article reports that according to a declassified ruling by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the U.S. Department of Defense selected Northrop Grumman to build the U.S. Air Force's next generation stealth bomber for achieving better upfront price.

  • Block-20 B-2 test flown. Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/19/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 8, p54 

    Reports on plans of Northrop Grumman Corp. to produce and upgrade B-2 bombers. Capabilities of the bomber; Budget for the upgrade of the B-2 bombers.

  • The B-2 boondoggle. Silverstein, Ken // Multinational Monitor;Sep97, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p27 

    Presents the showdown vote of United States Congress for the fate of Northrop-Grumman's B-2 bomber, the most expensive piece of military equipment ever designed. Malfunction problems of the B-2 as evaluated by the Pentagon; Support for the plane's survival; Different views of Congressmen on the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics