F-22 Air Refueling over Iraq

11/07/2017: F-22 receives fuel from a KC-10 during a refueling mission over Iraq, Oct. 27, 2017.

The F-22 possesses a sophisticated sensor suite allowing the pilot to track, identify, shoot and kill air-to-air threats before being detected.

It is on regular rotation now to CENCOM and is providing the kind of flexibility which a fifth generation aircraft can provide and enhancing the capabilities of the entire combat force.

Recently, Second Line of Defense visited Langley AFB and got on update on the F-22 and the evolution of the air combat force from the CO of the First Fighter Wing and we will publish this interview soon.

AL DHAFRA AIR BASE, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

10.27.2017

Video by Senior Airman Brandon Gifford 

380th Air Expeditionary Wing 

"If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn’t thinking."

—General George Patton Jr.

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