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VIDEO. The B-21 Raider, the stealth and strategic bomber that the United States is betting on

2023-11-14T19:04:27.658Z

Highlights: The B-21 Raider is the U.S. military's new stealth and strategic bomber. It is intended to replace the B-2 fleet that entered service in 1997. "No one today can afford to follow them in this area," says former pilot and aerospace-defense consultant Xavier Tytelman. Find our analysis of the new bomber in our video at the top of the article."The objective for the United States is to maintain the ability to bomb any place on the planet in less than 24 hours," says Tytman.


Presented last year in a hangar at Edward Air Force Base in Palmdale, California, this unique aircraft was spotted in flight


"The U.S. military has unprecedented stealth objectives with the B-21 Raider. It's the best in aeronautics and they're decades ahead of all their competitors. Former pilot and aerospace-defense consultant Xavier Tytelman is adamant that with this new bomber seen in flight for the first time, the U.S. military is once again in the lead against almost non-existent competitors in the field.

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The B-21 Raider is intended to replace the B-2 fleet that entered service in 1997. "The objective for the United States is to maintain the ability to bomb any place on the planet in less than 24 hours," explains Xavier Tytelman, "even without needing to ask its allies for permission to overfly. Technologically, the United States is putting the resources into this program, which costs more than $200 billion in its total use. No one today can afford to follow them in this area."

Find our analysis of the B-21 Raider in our video at the top of this article.

Source: leparis

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