Top News on Northrop Grumman B-2

  • Lockheed gets fresh JASSM orders from USAF


    The US Air Force has awarded $449 million in contracts to Lockheed Martin to produce additional AGM-158 joint air-to-surface standoff missiles (JASSM), the company says.


  • Other News for Northrop Grumman B-2

  • B-2 fire damage made worse by firefighting shortcomings


    ​A US Air Force report about a 2010 fire on a Northrop Grumman B-2 bomber finds that firefighting crews in Guam were...


  • New USAF bomber evades sequester-imposed budget cuts


    The US Air Force managed to mitigate the disruption caused by automatic sequestration budget cuts on its high-priority...


  • USAF leader confirms manned decision for new bomber


    The US Air Force has confirmed for the first time that the Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B) will be manned on...


  • News Listings for Northrop Grumman B-2

  • USAF updates firefighter training and equipment following B-2 tailpipe fire

    News | 27 Mar 2014 10:35 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US Air Force has revamped some firefighting training manuals and is acquiring new equipment in response to a tailpipe fire that caused $64.4 million in damage to a B-2 bomber in 2010.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-updates-firefighter-training-and-equipment-following-B-2-tailpipe-fire-397472/
  • B-2 fire damage made worse by firefighting shortcomings

    News | 25 Mar 2014 19:47 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A US Air Force report about a 2010 fire on a Northrop Grumman B-2 bomber finds that firefighting crews in Guam were unfamiliar with the aircraft’s tailpipe or with the potential for tailpipe fires.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/B-2-fire-damage-made-worse-by-firefighting-shortcomings-397355/
  • Lockheed gets fresh JASSM orders from USAF

    News | 10 Jan 2014 02:41 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The US Air Force has awarded $449 million in contracts to Lockheed Martin to produce additional AGM-158 joint air-to-surface standoff missiles (JASSM), the company says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-gets-fresh-JASSM-orders-from-USAF-394704/
  • US Air Force may cut five squadrons

    News | 31 Jul 2013 20:42 | Zach Rosenberg

    The USAF may cut five squadrons of tactical aircraft and reduce its fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130s ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-may-cut-five-squadrons-388979/
  • New USAF bomber evades sequester-imposed budget cuts

    News | 24 Apr 2013 18:43 | Dave Majumdar

    The US Air Force managed to mitigate the disruption caused by automatic sequestration budget cuts on its high-priority Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B) programme,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-USAF-bomber-evades-sequester-imposed-budget-cuts-385103/
  • USAF leader confirms manned decision for new bomber

    News | 23 Apr 2013 19:43 | Dave Majumdar

    The US Air Force has confirmed for the first time that the Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B) will be manned on entry-into-service, one of a few new details...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-leader-confirms-manned-decision-for-new-bomber-385037/