Northrop Grumman Corporation and the US Air Force will unveil the highly-classified, next-generation stealth bomber, known as the B-21 Raider, as early as the first week of December. 

USAF hasn’t solidified a final date but announced the unveiling event would take place at Northrop’s facilities in Palmdale, California. 

“We are still working to nail down all the plans,” Air Force acquisition executive Andrew Hunter said during a discussion with reporters at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space, and Cyber conference, on Tuesday. 

Northrop disclosed that it has six B-21s in “various stages of final assembly” at the Palmdale facility, with the first flight scheduled for 2023. 

“The B-21 is the most advanced military aircraft ever built and is a product of pioneering innovation and technological excellence. 

“The Raider showcases the dedication and skills of the thousands of people working every day to

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