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RAF Typhoon FGR4s arrive to train with 1st FW F-22 Raptors
By Dave Majumdar on January 25, 2013
A squadron of British Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s has arrived at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, in preparation for their participation in Exercise Western Zephyr. Before the exercise begins, the Royal Air Force's XI Squadron will work on integrating with the 1st Fighter Wing's (FW) Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors, based locally at Langley.
The USAF has in recent months been making a concerted effort to afford F-22 units more training and integration opportunities with allied forces. Training with the UK, arguably the United States' most important ally, is particularly important.
According to the USAF, there are about 200 British personnel from RAF Coningsby training with the 1st FW (27th Fighter Squadron in this case, the 94th FS is deployed to Kadena, Japan).
Source: http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-d ... to-tr.html
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