The B-21 is Launched and Has the Power to Put Any Target on Earth at Risk

The B-21, the first new bomber for the Air Force in over 30 years, “looks imposing, but what’s under the frame and the space-age coatings is even more impressive,” Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said. PALMDALE , Calif. (AP) — America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China. The B-21 Raider is the first American bomber aircraft in more than 30 years. Almost every aspect of the program is classified. …

After crash in Hawaii, NTSB requests inspection of helicopters across the country

U.S. safety officials are calling for immediate inspection of certain Bell helicopters based on findings from their investigation into a crash in Hawaii Federal officials investigating a helicopter crash in Hawaii are urging U.S. and Canadian regulators to require immediate inspections of Bell helicopters that are commonly used by air tour operators, law enforcement and air ambulances. The National Transportation Safety Board call on Friday stems from the agency’s investigation of a June sightseeing crash in which the tail boom separated from the main body of a Bell 407 helicopter during a…