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Air to air view of a silhouetted, Northrop-built B-2 Spirit bomber flying a training sortie at sunset near the base. The B-2 is assigned to Air Combat Command, 8th Air Force's 509th Bomb Wing

Air to air view of a silhouetted, Northrop-built B-2 Spirit bomber flying a training sortie at sunset near the base. The B-2 is assigned to Air Combat Command, 8th Air Force's 509th Bomb Wing

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Whiteman Air Force Base

State: Missouri (MO)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Keith Reed Iii

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The Northrop (later Northrop Grumman) B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy penetration strategic bomber, featuring low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses; it is a flying wing design with a crew of two.

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06/01/1997
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The U.S. National Archives
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