stealth bomber

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Stealth bomber


Stealth plane

(Aeronautics) a type of US military aircraft using advanced technology to render it virtually undetectable to sight, radar, or infrared sensors. Also called: B-2
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Noun1.Stealth bomber - a bomber that is difficult to detect by radarstealth bomber - a bomber that is difficult to detect by radar
bomber - a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
stealth aircraft - an aircraft designed in accordance with technology that makes detection by radar difficult

Stealth bomber

n (Aviat) → Tarn(kappen)bomber m, → Stealthbomber m
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A With its distinctive triangular shape, the B2 Stealth Bomber is an iconic aircraft flown by the US Air Force.
The Stealth Bomber technology is one that, if we get into a major conflict, we are going to be thankful that we've got.
Nor should we be too critical of the Stealth bomber. Mr Kemp says the Stealth technology is like putting a suit of body armour on an infantryman which makes him invisible.
However, it is shaped like the B-2 stealth bomber. If you look at the platform, it is very close to the B-2 design."
Travelling at up to 100mph, 14,500ft above the earth, 71 daredevils formed a stealth bomber pattern that shattered the previous record, which stood at just 16 people.
The B-2 stealth bomber was taking off with three others on their last flight out of Guam after a four-month deployment, part of a continuous American presence in the western Pacific.
A STEALTH bomber and four fighter planes in escort put the finishing touches to a successful first weekend of the Porthcawl Sea Festival.
HARD on the heels of the stealth bomber and cruise missile comes the latest example of battlefield technology from the US - the indestructible battlefield sandwich.
An American pilot rescued from Serbia after his Stealth bomber crashed during Allied raids was last night safely back at a Nato air base.
He spearheaded the stealth bomber program, which has cost $40 billion to produce twenty aircraft.
"The B-21 has been designed from the beginning based on a set of requirements that allows the use of existing and mature technology," James said, referring to the Air Force's old stealth bomber that will remain in service until 2058.
"As the company that developed and delivered the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, we look forward to providing the Air Force with a highly-capable and affordable next-generation Long-Range Strike Bomber.