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The US decided to replace the F-22 and F-35

The U.S. Air Force is preparing to radically change the strategy for acquiring promising fighters by taking the industry to create new aircraft for five years or less, Defense Rocket Procurement Executive Director Will Roper told Defense News. According to him, the changes in the Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) program, which involves the creation […]

Damaged F-22 spotted in Syria

Fifth generation fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor US Air Force (US Air Force) resumed flights over Syria, according to the Defense Blog. The publication drew attention to the tweet of the user @obretix, who commented on a photo of the F-22 Raptor air refueling in an unidentified place. “(Airplane) KC-135 refuel F-22 northeast of the (Syrian […]

Degraded stealth coating F-22 photographed in detail

The degraded stealth coating of the bow of the fifth-generation American fighter F-22 Raptor fell into a high-quality image. The Drive noticed the photo. The publication notes that the plane caught in the picture took part in the EAA AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh (Wisconsin), and the maintenance of stealth coverage formed by numerous radar absorbing […]

F-22 tested in hot seat mode

Pilots from the 43rd Fighter Squadron at the Tyndall base (Florida) of the United States Air Force conducted fifth-generation F-22 Raptor fighters with hot seat and hot pit training. The corresponding video is published on the page of the airbase on Facebook. In the commentary to the video, it is noted that exercises contribute to […]

In Russia, they rated F-22 and F-35

The Russian Su-57 is better than the American F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II meets the criteria of a fifth-generation fighter, says military expert at Arsenal of the Fatherland magazine Alexei Leonkov in Zvezda. In his publication, the author independently rated the aircraft listed on a five-point scale in terms of stealth, combat effectiveness, combat […]

F-22 and F-35 did not reach the goal

Fifth-generation American fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II have not reached 80 percent operational readiness this year, Breaking Defense reports the statement by the candidate for the post of US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. Speaking about the main obstacles to the implementation of the plans, Esper said that the F-22 Raptor is […]

P-51 shot near flight F-22

The fifth-generation F-22 Raptor fighter flight was removed from the cockpit of a single-seat P-51 Mustang ("Mustang") aircraft from World War II. The corresponding video was posted on Twitter by the F-22 Demonstration and Heritage Flight team. In the comments to the video, it says that the F-22 Raptor was flying at a low speed […]