'The thing was big': Stealth bomber caught on camera by eagle-eyed Minnesotans


A stealth bomber flew over the Twin Cities Wednesday – and a few residents were quick enough to get out their cameras and snap a photo or take a video.

KSTP reports it is was a B-2 on a training mission, cruising at 5,000 feet.


There are currently 20 B-2 bombers in the U.S. Air Force fleet, Bloomberg Business reported, which originated back in the late 1980s. They're housed at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri.

They're built by Northrop Grunman, which says the aircraft can fly 6,000 nautical miles unrefueled, and carry more than 20 tons of "conventional and nuclear ordnance" that can then be delivered "precisely under any weather conditions."

They also look pretty crazy in the sky – here are some of the photos and videos put online.





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