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.
Engineers at the McDonnell Douglas subsidiary of the Boeing Co. in St. Louis are starting tests to integrate the GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb on the U.S. Air Force F-22A fighter bomber, as well as on the F-16 block 30, 40, and 50.
The F-15 Eagle East Coast Demonstration Team, one of seven single-ship demonstration teams assigned to Air Combat Command, concluded 27 years of performance history Dec. 1.
Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $1 billion to build 23 more F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft plus one replacement test aircraft, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
After 25 years of storied service, the F-117, the US Air Force's first stealth fighter, is about to retire and will now gradually be replaced by the F-22A Raptor.
The Hawaii Air National Guard wants to fly the F-22 Raptor stealth fighter, 18 of which are planned to be based at Hickam Air Force Base, Oahu, Hawaii.
The 192nd Fighter Wing of the Virginia ANG is moving from Richmond IAP to Langley Air Force Base in Virginia, where it will integrate with the 1st FW and become the first Air National Guard F-22 Raptor unit.
Lockheed Martin rolled out the first combat capable F-22 stealth fighter destined for basing and operations in the Pacific Rim yesterday.
The 43rd Fighter Squadron at Tyndall AFB, Florida which is responsible for providing air dominance training for the F-22 Raptor, reached the 5,000-flying-hour mark collectively on 20 September.
SenarioTek, LLC, a small business in California, has been awarded a contract by the Radio Systems business of Northrop Grumman's Space Technology sector to produce the F-22 Signal Routing and Conditioning Elements (SRCEs).
Four wings are combining efforts to analyze, develop and test a new advanced medium-range air-to-air missile data collection system for the first F-22A Raptor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.