U.S. Air Force releases name of new B-21 bomber

The U.S. Air Force revealed the name of the B-21 bomber during an event at the 2016 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Command Conference in Washington, D.C.

The new bomber will be known as the B-21 “Raider,” a recognition of the Doolittle Raiders who led a surprise attack during World War II in 1942.

Spirit AeroSystems is a member of the B-21 Raider team which is led by Northrop Grumman.

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US Air Force B-21 Raider