Stealth bomber

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Definition

a stealth bomber: a military aircraft that is difficult to detect by radar
noun
It is called a stealth bomber because it stealthily infiltrates enemy territory without being detected by the radars. It has been developed by the American military Air Force to replace the B-52. It can fly more than 18,600 km without refueling.

Examples

  • "Ray Upton, there are 5 B-2 stealth bombers currently surrounding your aircraft, each carrying missiles with a nuclear payload of 6 megatons."

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