Pacific Air Forces officials are excited about bringing the F-22 Raptor to the command. Aircraft crews will start their training in Virginia before actually landing on the Alaskan tarmac.
In recent exercises over Alaska, the F-22 has been put to the test. The results have been staggering. F-22s notched an impressive 108 to 0 "kill ratio" - often when outnumbered by as much as 8 to 1 by simulated Su-27/30 aircraft.
The 325th Air Control Squadron and 43rd Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force base, Florida, are making significant advances integrating F-22 Raptor fighter tactics with command and control operations, enhancing the capabilities of both.
Pacific Air Forces' officials got a glimpse into the future of fighter capability during a tail flash unveiling ceremony at the Lockheed plant in Marietta, Georgia, today in which PACAF's first F-22 Raptor was unveiled.
As Pacific Air Forces prepares to bring the F-22 to the command next year, the Headquarters PACAF F-22 Program Integration Office is working to ensure no detail is overlooked.
The U.S. Air Force has announced that it intends to withhold up to $57 million to compensate for inspections of flawed F-22 fighter jets.
The U.S. House of Representatives repealed a ban on F-22 Raptor sales to foreign air forces in a voice vote on July 1.
With temperatures on the rise as summer heats up, the U.S. Air Force is working on a solution to a minor problem with its new F-22 Raptor fighter jets.
BAE Systems has delivered the first production digital electronic warfare (EW) system to Lockheed Martin for use in the U.S. Air Force's Raptor no. 4084.
A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor air dominance fighter, flying at a speed of Mach 1.5 and an altitude of 50,000 feet, released a GPS-aided Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) from a range of 24 nautical miles, destroying a small ground target in the F-22's fastest and highest JDAM delivery yet.
Published reports indicate that screws which had loosened and backed out of their mounting holes were to blame for a stuck canopy on an F-22A Raptor on 10 April 2006, trapping the pilot in the cockpit for five hours.
After flying more than 3,200 miles over land, ocean, mountains and glaciers, six F-22 Raptors arrived at Elmendorf AFB May 23 from Langley Air Force Base, Va.
Nearly 250 personnel from the 1st Fighter Wing from Langley Air Force Base, Va., deployed to Hill AFB for nearly six weeks while Langley's runway is closed for repairs.
The future of Hill took flight on Friday afternoon as the first of 18 F-22 Raptors to receive modification work at the base was finished.
Assembled officials held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of modifications made to the first F-22A Raptor by the technicians at Hill AFB in Utah.