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US Air Force Publishes F-22’s Pictures During Aerial Refuelling Task

The U.S. Air Force has published photos of the F-22 Raptor fighter jets out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar,…

By Brooks Schroth , in Defense News , at August 1, 2019 8:50 AM EDT Tags: , , ,

The U.S. Air Force has published photos of the F-22 Raptor fighter jets out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, fly along with a KC-135 Stratotanker during an aerial refueling mission on July 29.

The post, which incorporates photos of F-22 Raptors with KC-135 Stratotanker, stated that combat plane participates an aerial refueling project above an ‘undisclosed location.’

The F-22 Raptors, from the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., is presently serving its first deployment to Al Udeid Air Base to shield American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of duty, based on U.S. Air Forces Central Command.

This historic deployment is a total force effort consisting of Airmen from the 1st Fighter Wing and 192nd Wing, with the assistance of the 633rd Air Base Wing, who practices and deploy along with one another, providing a ready force for the US Air Force.

The Military.com reported that Raptors have previously been posted at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The fifth-gene fighter had been a part of the air campaign versus the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria for the reason that battle started in 2014; they came back home last fall and were changed by F-15C Eagles earlier this year.

The F-22, an essential component of the Global Strike Task Force, is planned to challenge air dominance, rapidly and at reasonable distances and defeat warnings attempting to disclaim access to our country’s Air Force, Military, Navy and Marine Corps. The F-22 can’t be met by any known or propelled fighter jet.