Lockheed Martin delivered the 50th F/A-22 Raptor air dominance fighter to the U.S. Air Force today, marking another milestone in this revolutionary stealth aircraft program. The Raptor can dominate airspace anywhere around the globe, around the clock, and survive in contested airspace better than any other aircraft in the world.
Members of the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron at Nellis AFB flew the first F/A-22 Raptor Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation mission Aug. 29, releasing Joint Direct Attack Munitions on the Utah Test and Training Range.
Lockheed Martin, builder of the world's only 5th generation fighter aircraft flying today, provided an F/A-22 Raptor program update detailing the game-changing advantages and unmatched capabilities that only the F/A-22 can bring to the United States and its allies.
The Lockheed Martin F/A-22 Raptor team marked another milestone today toward operational fielding of the F/A-22 when the U.S. Air Force officially began Follow-On Test and Evaluation (FOT&E) at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) in Nevada.
The F/A-22 Raptor fighter aircraft recently received the green light by Department of Defense acquisition officials to enter into full-rate production.
The F/A-22 Raptor fleet at Tyndall AFB for the 43rd Fighter Squadron is now complete with the April 22 arrival of its 23rd airplane.
The Lockheed Martin F/A-22 Raptor fighter aircraft has been given the green light by Department of Defense acquisition officials to enter into full-rate production.
Since firsts are meant to be memorable, it's a good bet the pilots with the 308th Fighter Squadron from Luke AFB, Ariz., won't soon forget their two-week visit at Tyndall AFB. The desert-based F-16 squadron arrived April 2 for dissimilar air combat training against F/A-22 pilots assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron at Tyndall.
The transformational F/A-22 Raptor has met or exceeded all technical performance parameters during a rigorous Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) by an independent U.S. Air Force agency that released its testing results today.
The F/A-22 Raptor, the Air Force's next-generation air superiority fighter, performed well in recently completed operational testing and is on track to go operational in December, the director of the program's combined test force said.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John P. Jumper ended two weeks of training at Tyndall AFB on January 12th, flying his qualification flight in the F/A-22 Raptor, the Air Force's newest fighter aircraft.
Commanders of units flying the F/A-22 Raptor called for a safety stand down of the fleet following a crash Dec. 20 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
Lockheed Martin rolled Raptor 4041 out of its final production assembly facility today, marking a milestone in the F/A-22 program. Aircraft 4041 is the initial F/A-22 for the Air Force's first operational, combat-ready squadron of Raptors.
The F/A-22 Raptor air dominance fighter program is producing aircraft at an ever increasing rate and is on track for 2004.
The U.S. Air Force has begun Initial Operational Test & Evaluation (IOT&E) of the F/A-22 Raptor air dominance fighter aircraft, an important phase of the program's overall acquisition. The F/A-22 is built by a Lockheed Martin -led industry team.