As part of a new cooperative agreement, air turbines and more than 30 other components from the F-22 Raptor now undergo maintenance at Tinker AFB.
Below is the Air Force Association response to a recent Washington Post article that was highly critical of the F-22 program.
Is it fair to criticize high dollar weapons systems? Yes, if you can tell the story correctly. In the case of the F-22, some news sources have to resort to yellow journalism
in order to sell headlines.
The Air National Guard is becoming a force to be reckoned with in the battle over whether to terminate or keep building the 5th generation F-22 fighter.
The debate over the F-22 has shown that some have no limit to the amount of ignorance they can acquire. Since there are a large amount of people that can’t explain why they want to cancel it or keep it going, finding true clarity is a challenge.
On June 26, 2009, Gen. Norton Schwartz, Air Force Chief of Staff, announced the proposed force structure realignment for Fiscal Year 2010. The realignment is an attempt to provide the Air Force a way to use current resources to complete its mission ... to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.
The prospect of an export version of the F-22 Raptor fighter moved a step closer last week as House lawmakers discussed the possibility of selling the advanced fighter overseas.
Air Force F-22 Raptors soar through the skies of Okinawa bringing formidable air dominance, stealth and an overwhelming advantage that is unrivaled by any aircraft making it the modern marvel of this era.
With a mere 31 against 30 votes the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday approved an extra funding amendment for 12 additional F-22 Raptor fighters.
The F-22 Raptor Increment 3.1 Modification Team with the 412th Test Wing recently received the opportunity to represent the Air Force Materiel Command in the Air Force for the Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award.
Approximately 280 Langley Airmen and 12 F-22 Raptors from the 94th Fighter Squadron depart this week for their Air Expeditionary Force deployment.
A contingent of 12 F-22 Raptors landed May 13 completing the arrival of more than 200 Airmen from the 525th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.
The 49th Fighter Wing is participating in Combat Hammer, a weapons system evaluation program, sponsored by the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
The debate over whether to continue production of the F-22 Raptor has been one of the most politically charged and controversial budget issues in recent memory, spawning lobbying efforts that include contractor-sponsored newspaper ads and letter-writing campaigns.
The top two bosses of the United States Air Force (USAF), Secretary of the Air Force, the Honorable Mr. Michael Donley
and the top serving military man, General Schwartz
are wrong about the future air power roadmap for the service.