USAF Conducting “Ground Taxi Activities” with B-21 Raider Ahead of First Flight Written 26 October 2023


An artist's rendering of a B-21 Raider. | Credit: U.S. Air Force graphic; USAF; Public Domain

Inside Defense reports the US Air Force said that it is “conducting ‘ground taxi activities’ with the B-21 Raider ahead of the bomber’s first flight.” According to a statement from the USAF, “Rigorous testing is a critical step in the B-21 flight test program. ... Extensive testing evaluates systems, components and functionalities. This testing allows us to mitigate risks, optimize design and enhance operational effectiveness.” 
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