29 Feb '16, 2pm

#AirForce wants help naming the new #B-21 bomber. #whatwouldyoucallit

#AirForce wants help naming the new #B-21 bomber. #whatwouldyoucallit

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — It’s a bird, it’s a plane … it’s a bomber. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James on Friday revealed a prototype illustration of the service’s next generation stealth bomber — designated the B-21 — at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium. Not many details were shared about the highly secretive Long Range Strike Bomber, but James said there’s one feature the Air Force community at large will have a part in determining. “So we have an image, we have a designation, but … we don’t yet have a name,” James said at the conference, held last week in Orlando, Fla. James challenged active-duty, National Guard and Reserve servicemembers, as well as Air Force civilians and family members, “to give us your best suggestions for a name for … America’s newest bomber.” “This aircraft represents the future” for our airmen, “and (their) voice is importan...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/new-stealth-bomber-has-a-numb...

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