The 411th Flight Test Squadron began integration testing of the F-22A Raptor and the GBU-39/B Small-Diameter Bomb here in February.
The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday said it is fixing technological glitches in roughly 87 F-22 fighters after several aircraft computer systems were disabled earlier this month during a test flight.
"Undercover" is an understatement for the F-22A Raptor. A point clearly illustrated by pilots of the 94th FS, who delivered an aerial sucker punch to the seasoned Red Force opponents during the F-22A's debut at Red Flag Feb. 3 -16.
Recent "Red Flag" air combat exercises at Nellis Air Force Base have been dominated by the F-22 again. After a two-decade development program and tons of criticism about its price tag, the F-22 is proving to be worth every penny.
Finally after much delay two F-22s of 1st FW wing arrive over the skies of the Southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Saturday. Eight more arrived on Sunday after flying in from Hawaii.
The F-22 Raptor flew in its first Red Flag exercise that started Feb. 3 at Nellis AFB, showcasing its stealth, super cruise and other advantages absent in legacy fighters.
Representatives from the U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin gathered at Marietta, Ga., Feb 12, 2007, to see and accept the Pacific Air Forces' first F-22.
12 F-22 Raptors of 27th FS, which were due to arrive at Kadena Air Force Base on Sunday have been delayed without word. No new dates for this deployment have been announced.
The F-22 Raptor team is the recipient of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) 2006 Robert J. Collier Trophy, considered America's most prestigious award for aeronautical and space development.
The first overseas operational deployment of the Air Force's newest fighter is underway as 12 F-22 Raptors landed here Feb. 7 en route to Kadena Air Base, Japan.
What do you say when the Air Force chief of staff asks you to be the first F-22 pilot for the Navy? In Navy Lt. Cmdr. Michael Wosje's case, it was, "How could I refuse?"
The 1st Fighter Wing received its last assigned F-22A Raptor Friday when the 94th Fighter Squadron accepted tail number 5085, bringing the total to 40 F-22s to complete the fleet.
The first Red Flag exercise this year, dubbed "Colonial Flag," is scheduled to begin Jan. 16 at Nellis AFB, marking the 32nd year for Red Flag operations. This is the first of three Red Flags this year, and the F-22 Raptor is participating for the first time.
The U.S. Air Force plans to send its most advanced jet fighter, the F-22 Raptor, abroad for the first time when it deploys 12 of the planes to Kadena AFB on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa this month.
The Air Logistics Center's at Robins Air Force base will be the repair station for most of the software on the software-intensive F-22 Raptor, which contains about 2 million lines of code.