Government & Politics

July 14, 2014

B-2 stealth bomber, at age 25, to get major upgrades from Air Force

Even as the Air Force looks ahead to its next generation of bombers, it has approved a $9.9 billion contract with Northrop Grumman Corp. to upgrade its fleet of 20 B-2 stealth bombers. All but one of the “flying wing” aircraft are stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base near Knob Noster, Mo.

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