B-21 Raider: America’s next-generation stealth bomber just got its name
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — America’s newest stealth bomber, the B-21, finally has a name: Raider.
Announced at the annual Air Force Association’s conference, Northrop Grumman’s B-21 is named after famed World War II air commander Gen. James Doolittle’s famous group.
The name for the next-generation bomber was announced by retired Lt. Col. Richard Cole, the last surviving member of the “Doolittle raid,” one of the most risky missions in US military history. – READ MORE