Mystery Shrouds New Stealth Bomber Plans

Mystery Shrouds New Stealth Bomber Plans

The bombardment began early this year on the airwaves and online.

“What will the next revolution in advanced aircraft be?” asks one of the slick advertisements, showcasing a mysterious, tailless aircraft parked in a darkened hangar and draped with a tarp.

The campaign by defense giant Northrop Grumman, specifically targeted at the Washington market, is the most visible evidence of the behind-the-scenes battle to build the Air Force’s new stealth bomber, a deal with an estimated value of at least $55 billion.

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Photo by Northrop Grumman

Updated: April 16, 2015 — 6:47 PM
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