On Friday, an F-22 Raptor fighter jet shot down a Continental spy balloon over South Carolina with an AIM-9X air-to-air missile from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. The first actual combat record since the fighter plane entered service. One of the most powerful air superiority fighter jets launched the most advanced air-to-air missiles and shot… Continue reading Why was the F-22 Raptor never sold?
Even while the F-22 is equipped with both guns and missiles, only the approximately $400,000 AIM-9X guarantees the ability to destroy targets with a narrow radar cross area, such as a balloon. A Chinese airship was destroyed by an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile fired from an American F-22 stealth fighter on February 4. While China maintained… Continue reading The reason the US launched a missile of nearly $ 400,000 was to bring down the Chinese balloon.
The U.S. Air Force shot down a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina on February 4, putting an end to days of controversy, suspicion, and confusion. According to top U.S. defense and military sources, at 2:39 p.m. Eastern, an F-22 Raptor from the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, shot… Continue reading Chinese Surveillance Balloon Shot Down By F-22 After Crossing the US
The F-22 Raptor, the U.S. Air Force’s current “strongest combat capability,” will improve considerably. From external pods and new missiles to more robust electronic warfare capabilities, the U.S. military expects the changes to help the F-22 maintain a competitive edge. Some details of the upgrade plan were disclosed in the U.S. Air Force’s 2023 budget… Continue reading The US F-22 Raptor is about to get some big improvements after 15 years of service.
If the United States Air Force gets its way, nearly a dozen of Tyndall Air Base’s (AFB’s) Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter jets could be retired and sent to the “boneyard” at the Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona. The aircraft have been operating out of the nearby Eglin, AFB in Florida since Hurricane Michael significantly damaged Tyndall in October… Continue reading Why did The US gear up to Retire its most advanced fighter F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighters?
At present, the air forces of major countries in the world have entered the era of fifth-generation stealth fighters. The mass-produced fifth-generation aircraft include F-22, F-35, J-20 and soon Su-57 will enter into mass production, and a certain type of aircraft is under development like Indian AMCA, Su-75, J-31 and South Korea’s KF-21. According to… Continue reading Global fifth-generation aircraft production exceeded 1000
In the era of third- and forth-generation aircraft, the aerodynamic layouts of fighters in various countries are very different, such as the light MiG-21, the MiG-23 with variable swept wings, the F-104 with short and thin wings t(hat can cut even vegetables), The F-4 that ditched the cannon, the slender Su-27, the handsome F-14, and… Continue reading Why do 5th generations fighter of Korea, Turkey, China and India look like the F22?
4 types of American fighter aircraft will maintain for future wars, cutting down from 7 existing types. It’s part of a strategy to adjust as the United States reorients itself to new adversaries. The US Air Force is adjusting and reducing its fighter force to cope with the new situation. With the current seven fighters too… Continue reading Here are the 4 fighter aircraft US Air force wants to fight future wars
The confrontation between the most advanced stealth fighters of Russia Su-57 and the US F-22 has always attracted great attention from the media. Currently, the US has put 187 F-22A Raptor stealth fighters into service and hundreds of F-35 Lightning IIs with all 3 versions serving in the Air Force, Navy, and Marines. Meanwhile, Russia… Continue reading American newspaper: Russian Su-57 fighter will defeat F-22 in “Dog Fight”
The criteria for naming the strongest fighter given by the US military are not based on stealth but on manoeuvrability, number of weapons and the ability to complete the task. In this regard, both the most powerful fighter jet F-22 and the F-35 are far behind the F-15EX. To gain a foothold in the US… Continue reading America revealed the most powerful fighter jet