US Air Force officials at Holloman Air Force Base recently held a public forum regarding possible changes in the use of the airspace in the area if F-22 Raptor fighter jets are based there as planned.
The days of the F-117 Nighthawk are numbered with retirement looming around the corner for the black jets.
Chief Pentagon weapons buyer Ken Krieg approved a proposal on Thursday to enter into a multi-year contract with Lockheed Martin to purchase F-22 fighter jets. Mr. Krieg's approval allows the U.S. Air Force to request proposals related to the contract.
The U.S. Air Force's newest jet fighter, the F-22A Raptor, visited its first civilian air show this past weekend. Visitors at Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, FL were thrilled to see the F-22 both in the air and on the ground.
The excitement was intense Friday as the first of many F-22 Raptors arrived at Hill Air Force base for some minor modifications.
The U.S. Air Force is looking to save money on future F-22A Raptor purchases by going with a three year buy instead of a yearly purchase.
A maintainer's failure to control the nose landing gear pin streamer during removal from an F-22A allowed the pin to be ingested into the right engine Oct. 20, 2005 prior to a mission at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, according to an aircraft accident investigation report released today.
The 94th Fighter Squadron, famous for its historic "Hat in the Ring" insignia and legendary aviator Eddy Rickenbacker, began receiving F-22 Raptors from Lockheed Martin today.
If you're a fan of the F-22 Raptor, we have some good news for you. The F-22 will attend this year's Heritage Flight Conference at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tuscon, AZ in preparation for taking part in Heritage Flight demonstrations during the 2006 airshow season.
The Air Force's preferred alternatives for the third and fourth operational F-22A beddowns are Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., and Hickam AFB, Hawaii, said Gen. T. Michael Moseley, Air Force chief of staff, today .
The F-22 Raptor's unequaled capabilities bring some unique challenges to Air Force maintainers at Hill AFB, Utah. Not the least of which is gearing up a support machine to handle the maintenance workload when the first Raptors arrive for modifications in April.
The Air Force Chief of Staff nominated the F-22 Combined Test Force here for the National Aeronautic Association's 2005 Robert J. Collier Trophy.
Lockheed recently awarded a contract worth up to $17.2 million to supply LAU-142/A launchers for the next 24 F-22 Raptor fighter jets.
The F-22A Raptor completed its first operational missions this past weekend while flying sorties in support of Operation Noble Eagle. F-22s from the 27th FS flew Combat Air Patrols over the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.
Follow-On Test and Evaluation (FOT&E) for the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor was officially completed with the U.S. Air Force announcement late last week rating the world's only 5th Generation stealth fighter in operation "Mission Capable," one of the highest ratings achievable.