Northrop Grumman Corporation has helped the U.S. Air Force improve the mission availability of its fleet of B-2 stealth bombers by successfully completing the system development and demonstration (SDD) phase of the B-2 Radar Modernization Program (RMP). SDD includes the design, development, test and installation of the new radar system in a B-2 test aircraft plus several operational bombers. Installation of the new radar in this first group of B-2s was completed Nov. 30 at Whiteman AFB. Final spares were delivered March 22. Northrop Grumman is the U.S. Air Force’s prime contractor for the B-2, the flagship of the nation’s long range strike arsenal.
Biden FAA leader nominee withdraws after “an onslaught of unfounded Republican attacks”
American President Joe Biden’s nominee for the role of leader of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Phillip Washington, has withdrawn his name owing to “an onslaught of unfounded Republican attacks which have focused on his service and experience, CNN reported. Though his announcement for the role was made last year, since then the