stealth bomber

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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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NYSE: NOC) employees, civic leaders and Air Force personnel stood along the company's southern fence line in Palmdale to watch a B-2 stealth bomber taxi onto the western end of Runway 7.
A stealth bomber B-2 that took off from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam conducted a bombing drill this morning, bombing a target in a firing range (in South Korea)," a South Korean military source was quoted as saying.
The order, issued at an overnight emergency meeting with top army commanders, was a direct response to the use of nuclear-capable US B-2 stealth bombers in on-going US joint military drills with South Korea, Kim said.
They consistently point to the B-2 batwing stealth bomber as the poster child for a military procurement gone awry.
said, "We offer a heck of a lot more protection than the Stealth Bomber, at a lot less cost.
The United States has built two stealth fighter planes, the F-117 Nighthawk and the F-22 Raptor, and one stealth bomber, the B-2 Spirit.
Majestic warplanes, the Air Force B-2 stealth bomber and a pair of F-22 fighter jets, brought the masses to applause and cheer as they flew over the crowd at the start of the parade.
k may be a nightmare for enemy operators to detect and track the Air-Force's B2 stealth bomber, but the airplane's radar-scattering and absorbing coatings are a nightmare for Air Force ground crews to maintain.
In addition, he broadcast live during B-52 and B-2 Stealth bomber missions.
PALMDALE -- Flexibility and connectivity will be keys to keeping the B-2 stealth bomber a vital military asset over the next 50 years, a Northrop Grumman executive said Thursday.
And the Navy really quietly believes that its radar can detect more of the Stealth bomber than the Air Force lets on.
In Palmdale, assembly of the first JSF center fuselage is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2003 at Northrop Grumman's facility at Air Force Plant 42 where the company already performs maintenance of the B-2 stealth bomber and final assembly of unmanned aerial systems.