Technology: First Peek at a Stealthy Plane

For nearly ten years, the Stealth bomber has been a secret in name only. Despite a hidden budget and a classification higher than top secret, military analysts and aviation buffs have pieced together a remarkably detailed picture of the first nuclear bomber designed to be almost invisible to enemy radar. Last week the Air Force acknowledged the plane's flying-wing shape for the first time. The Pentagon issued a drawing of the so-called B-2 and announced that the bomber will make its maiden flight sometime this fall in a 30-mile run between Palmdale and Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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