Air Force officials announced May 29 they are consolidating depot maintenance for the F-22 Raptor at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The depot maintenance work is currently split between the Ogden ALC and the Lockheed facility in Palmdale, Calif. “Palmdale has made a storied contribution to aviation and while [...]
The US Air Force says it will consolidate depot maintenance for the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB, Utah. Currently, depot maintenance for the stealthy fifth-generation fighter is split between...Show More Summary
Last month on 19 April, the US Air Force's F-22 Combined Test Force (CTF) completed the 1,000th sortie on tail number 4007 at Edwards AFB, California. The aircraft is currently testing the Increment 3.2A software upgrade package which...Show More Summary
Lockheed Martin's in-house magazine, Code One, posted this photo that was taken when the first F-22 Raptors were being fielded at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. Doesn't feel like it was that long ago, but more than half-a-decade has gone by since then. Show More Summary
Kadena offers everything from aircraft hangars to radios, ensuring the 94th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from Langley Air Force Base, Va., is fully able to integrate its F-22 Raptor squadron into daily operations here. The fifth-generation...Show More Summary
Northrop Grumman held a briefing earlier today on the status of their Scalable Agile Beam Radar, which is based on the active electronically scanned array sets found onboard the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Show More Summary
In modern warfare, airpower is arguably the most important asset that a military can have. From the P-51 Mustang to the F-22 Raptor, the U.S has always been good in this regard. With the strongest arsenal of fighter jets in the world, the U.S is usually defines “modern airpower” instead of striving for it. Show More Summary
The F-35 Lightning and F-22 Raptor fifth generation fighters are among the most technologically advanced aircraft in history but the fact that they're barely out of testing (more than can be said about their Russian and Chinese counterparts) doesn't mean the US military isn't already designing an even better sixth generation. Show More Summary
First the US fanfared the placement of two F-22 Raptors in the Osan airbase of South Korea. Then it demonstratively launched a B-2 stealth bomber on a training mission over a South Korean gunnery range. Then it deployed an anti-ballistic missile defense system to Guam and positioned two guided-missile destroyers in the waters near Korea. Show More Summary
The F-22 Raptor has resumed normal flight operations after modifications to aircrew life-support equipment were completed across the fleet, including the upper pressure garment and related hoses, valves and connectors. Completion ofShow More Summary
The United States has sent two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to take part military drills in South Korea, a move a Pentagon spokesman told the AP is meant to show U.S. commitment to the defense of the region from its North Korean neighbo...
Two stealthy F-22 Raptors have made it to South Korea as part of a big military exercise, but the Pentagon says so far the jets are just on "static display."
The United States deployed stealth fighter jets to South Korea on Sunday as part of ongoing joint military exercises between the two countries, a senior U.S. defense official said.The F-22 Raptors were sent to the main U.S. Air Force Base in South Korea amid spiking tensions on the Korean peninsula. Show More Summary
In a move seen as a clear warning to Pyongyang, the US deployed F-22 stealth fighter jets during joint military exercises yesterday. The Raptors, which among the most advanced weapons the Air Force has at its command, would probably be the first aircraft if a conflict did take place with...
The skies above Las Vegas, Nevada have been packed with military aircraft over the last week. It's not another reboot of Red Dawn, mind you, but rather the second round of the Red Flag war games held at Nellis Air Force Base. Check out...Show More Summary
Pilots of the US Air Force's F-22 Raptor stealth fighters are experiencing choking, coughing, memory loss, confusion, and blackouts (hypoxia) because of the way the planes are designed. At least one fatal crash is blamed on the phenomenon, and even ground crews have been sickened while working on F-22s when engines are running. The Air [...]
The Air Force has some bad news for the pilots of its F-22 Raptor stealth fighters: your planes are going to make you feel crappy and there's not much anyone can do about it. And the message to the maintainers of the radar-evading jet is even more depressing. Show More Summary
Plane still hasn't seen a day's work in combat.
US Air Force Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors and UK Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons (FGR4) are participating in Exercise Razor Talon prior to their deployment to the massive Red Flag war-game at Nellis AFB, Nevada, later this month. These...Show More Summary
On November 16, 2010, Capt Jeff Haney was killed when the bleed-air system in his F-22 Raptor malfunctioned and ultimately shutdown the jet's life support system. Even though Haney had no oxygen, and the emergency oxygen system was difficult...Show More Summary