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  • New F-22 Videos(videos)

    02/22/2007 4:46:22 AM PST · by MARKUSPRIME · 16 replies · 2,095+ views
    New F-22 Videos
  • Think the FA-22 is too expensive and not worth it? Read this...

    10/05/2006 10:53:36 AM PDT · by TexasPatriot8 · 231 replies · 4,259+ views
    Think the FA-22 Raptor is over priced and not worth it? Might want to read this below. I got this from an olf Army friend of mine, who corresponds with a Air Force pilot he's talked to for many years. He felt the same way about the FA-22 until he was involved with the testing and training involved with the FA-22 a couple years ago. The comments made by this guy are pretty striking. The more of these in the Air Force arsenal the better, especially with the looming threats from China, North Korea, Iran, and now Venezuela with their...

    06/13/2006 10:15:56 AM PDT · by MARKUSPRIME · 169 replies · 4,828+ views
    A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor air dominance fighter, flying at a speed of Mach 1.5 and an altitude of 50,000 feet, released a GPS-aided Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) from a range of 24 nautical miles, destroying a small ground target in the F-22's fastest and highest JDAM delivery yet.This was another milestone testing event for the Combined Test Force of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and U.S. Air Force pilots who conducted the joint developmental and operational test in early May at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., using a 1,000-pound Mk-83 JDAM with live...
  • Death comes like a bolt from the blue (No aircraft in the world stands a chance against US Raptor)

    04/17/2006 8:12:58 AM PDT · by dead · 93 replies · 3,719+ views
    Sunday Times (South Africa) ^ | 16 April 2006 | Roger Makings
    The US Air Force has unveiled a stealth fighter so advanced that no other aircraft in the world stands a chance against it, writes Roger Makings ASK any modern fighter pilot and he’ll tell you that the last thing he wants is a fair fight. He’s not interested in matching his skills with the enemy. He doesn’t want to see whose aircraft has the tighter turning circle, the more potent weaponry or the more powerful engines. All he wants to do is fire off his missiles and run like hell. But that has never been possible because aviation technology has,...
  • The deadliest fighter jet goes operational.(new magazine article)

    03/16/2006 5:28:06 PM PST · by MARKUSPRIME · 112 replies · 2,876+ views
    t’s official: The United States Air Force has certified the world’s only "fifth generation" fighter jet as operationally ready. The Lockheed Martin F-22 combines supersonic speed (including supersonic cruise without afterburner) with stealth and advanced targeting, weaponry and defense capabilities to make it hands down the most advanced fighter jet on the planet. With plans to field 183 Raptors in all, the Air Force has already begun to fly operational missions with the jet, including homeland defense missions, so you might see one any day now. While much of its performance remains classified, according to some reports, in aerial combat...
  • Second F-22 sqaudron operational in Langley,VA

    03/06/2006 4:51:13 PM PST · by MARKUSPRIME · 174 replies · 89,184+ views
    March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 (NYSE: LMT - News) today. The two 5th Generation stealthy, air dominance fighters are assigned to the second operational squadron in the U.S. Air Force. ADVERTISEMENT The two Raptors will join F-22s flying today as part of the 1st Fighter Wing's 27th Fighter Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, Va. Lockheed Martin has completed final assembly on 71 of the 107 fighters now on contract, and 63 have been delivered. "This...
  • F-22, fighter of the future, set to scream into Tucson

    02/26/2006 7:12:29 AM PST · by SandRat · 102 replies · 2,227+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Feb 26, 2006 | Carol Ann Alaimo
    The newest bird in the Air Force fleet — and one of the noisiest — will make its Tucson debut next weekend. The F-22 Raptor, a sleek and supersonic stealth jet that's more advanced than any other in Air Force history, will be among dozens of new and vintage warplanes in town to train for the 2006 air- show season. Two or three of the futuristic fighters will touch down during the annual Heritage Flight Conference at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, a three-day event that allows pilots to practice formation flying for eight to nine hours a day. It's part...
  • History of the F-22 video.

    02/13/2006 9:27:00 AM PST · by MARKUSPRIME · 14 replies · 1,356+ views
    Nice video history of our air dominance fighter the F-22.
  • F22 Raptor Arrives at Tyndall Air force base Florida.

    01/13/2005 7:21:34 PM PST · by GoldenOrchid · 44 replies · 6,754+ views
    Airman online magazine ^ | Tech. Sgt. Dan Neely, 325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
    <p>TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — It’s sleek. It’s stealthy. It’s supersonic. It’s just flat out “ba-ba-ba-ba-bad to the bone.” And like the dinosaurs in “Jurassic Park,” this bird will strike fear in the hearts of any enemy.</p> <p>It’s the Raptor, and the not so pre- but definitely historic bird was delivered by the hands of Lt. Col. Jeffrey “Cobra” Harrigian in late September. It’s now part of the 325th Fighter Wing.</p>