Tag: fifth-generation aircraft

Nearly $10 billion is required to restart the F-22 production line, while each Raptor will cost around $200 million As we have reported yesterday, on Jun. 18, 2017, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee (HASC) has received a secret report on restarting production of the F-22 Raptor from the U.S. Air Force (USAF). The report was ordered last year by HASC...
Congress voted in 2009 to stop purchasing the F-22 stealth fighters after just 187 were made, hundreds less than the USAF had planned According to Washington Examiner, on Jun. 18, 2017, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee (HASC) has received a secret report on restarting production of the F-22 Raptor from the U.S. Air Force (USAF). House lawmakers ordered the report...
How four Cold War Era Hunter strike-fighter jets can be a credible threat for the latest USMC fifth-generation fighter remains weird As reported by Lance Cpl. Ashley Phillips in the article ATAC touches down in Fightertown, trains with Warlords, on Apr. 13, 2017 the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) visited Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort to train with Marine Fighter Attack Training...
After having arrived in Europe the F-35s will spend several weeks in the region as part of the European Reassurance Initiative, the U.S. effort to strengthen military ties with European allies and aimed to help deter Russian aggression on the continent As reported by Defense News the Pentagon announced today that U.S. Air Force (USAF) is going to deploy a...
The F-22s are scheduled to be in Australia through the beginning of March As reported by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs in the article Raptors arrive at RAAF Base Tindal for Enhanced Air Cooperation Initiative, the last wave of U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptors from the 90th Fighter Squadron (FS) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER),...
If the pilot’s seen by radar, he can be shot down. If he isn’t, he can do his mission, go behind enemy lines, and they’ll never even know he was there until it’s too late. Fifth-generation F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lightning II pilots may take the reins of their respective aircraft; but as told by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard, 633rd Air...
The radar-absorbing coating, that hides the Raptor from radars, warped and started to peel off The U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptor stealth fighters, which are taking part in military operation in Syria, have started to lose their radar-absorbing coating. As reported by Aviation Week in fact the radar-absorbing coating, that hides the Raptor from radars, warped and started to peel...
USAF F-35s and F-16s fought non-stop for more than 8 hours in defensive counter-air exercise
Luke’s F-16 drivers are learning how to accomplish missions by complementing their toolset with the numerous, new cutting-edge capabilities of the F-35 A new era has just begun at Luke Air Force Base (AFB): the local 56th Fighter Wing (FW) in fact has started integrated direct support training for the F-16 and F-35A since October. As reported by Airman 1st Class...

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