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Well, here you go folks. Northrop Grumman has given us the first glimpse of the United States Air Force’s next generation Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B), which has been given the official designation of B-21 (as it’s the U.S. Air Force’s first bomber of the 21st century). The B-21 will have some pretty big shoes to fill, as it will effectively serve as a replacement for the B1-B Lancer, B-2 Spirit, and B-52 Stratofortress. If you’re get a sense of deja vu, we certainly can’t blame you; the B-21 render that Northrop Grumman released looks remarkably similar to the B-2 Spirit, which first took flight in 1989 and went into service in 1997. And this is understandable, as the U.S. Air Force isn’t... Read more...