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B-21 Prime Contractor Northrop Grumman Lauds Air Force’s Raider Bomber

Air Force B-21TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), prime contractor on the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 program, has unveiled that the service branch’s future long-range strike bomber will be called the Raider, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The company said Monday Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the aircraft’s name during the Air Force Association’s annual national conference.

“The B-21’s name embodies the legacy and power projection of the Air Force’s long-range strike capability, ” said Tom Vice, president of Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.

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