The US B-21 Raider Has Flown For The First Time.
The United States has begun flight testing of the newest strategic bomber B-21 Raider, the Pentagon reported
On Friday, November 10, at just after dawn, the B-21 Raider took to the skies over Palmdale’s Plant 42, marking its first flight.
The world’s second stealth bomber has taken to the air. A video taken from outside the Air Force’s storied Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, early this morning, showed the B-21, with its landing gear down, accompanied by an F-16 chase plane
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“The B-21 Raider is in flight testing. Flight testing is a critical step in the test campaign managed by the Air Force Test Center and 412th Test Wing’s B-21 Combined Test Force to provide survivable, long-range, penetrating strike capabilities to deter aggression and strategic attacks against the United States, allies, and partners.” an Air Force spokesperson, told The War Zone.