That stealth offensive is widely credited with stopping Iran from attacking U.S. forces as they left Iraq.
Starbucks says it will open two more Seattle-area stealth stores (without the name and logo) in new locations.
A couple of years later, the stealth world did start to open up.
mid-13c., "theft, action or practice of stealing," from Old English *stælþ, which is related to stelen (see steal (v.)), from Proto-Germanic *stælitho (cf. Old Norse stulþr), with Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho (see -th (2)). Sense of "secret action" developed c.1300, but the word also retained its etymological sense into 18c. Got a boost as an adjective from stealth fighter, stealth bomber, radar-evading U.S. military aircraft, activated 1983.
A great bargain: I got that for half price, a real steal (1940s+)