#B-21 Bomber article on extreme secrecy

http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/the-cost-of-the-b-21-bomber-is-secret-for-security-reas-1781576157

excellent article … and one of the most under-reported stories. The computer-generated artist’s concept is a joke … I attended an aerospace conference last month and some big shot from Northrop Grummon Aerospace Systems was a keynote speaker … a slide of the alleged B-21 concept came up on a big screen. “It’s an interesting photo. I’ll leave it at that,” he says. And this was greeted by a round of laughter from the audience … What’s not known is whether any members of Congress are privy to the cost figures. If not, where’s the oversight? I find it intriguing that one top military official has told the media that the platform is using “very mature” technology. But he also said, just because it’s very mature “doesn’t mean it’s known to the public.” Whaaaat?

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