F-22 Refueling on Way to the Baltics

05/04/2016: F-22 Raptors from Tyndall AFB refuel with a KC-135 from RAF Mildenhall while on a historic flight to Lithuania. A pair of F-22 Raptors and a KC-135 Stratotanker made a stop Wednesday at Siauliai Air Base Air Base in Lithuania, the first time one of the Air Force's most advanced…

F-22 Aerial Refuel During Red Flag 16-1

03/05/2015: F-22 Raptors assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, refueling during a training sortie for Exercise Red Flag 16-1 near Nellis Air Force Base. A KC-135 Stratotanker crew from the 344th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, conducts the refueling mission as part of…

Red Flag Nightime Operations Seen from the Flightline

02/01/2016: Night time flying operations from Red Flag 16-1 at Nellis AFB, NV. F-22 Raptors from Tyndall AFB are launched simultaneously with other fighter jets, bombers and support aircraft from squadrons around the world. Credit:325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs:1/26/16

Raptors in Crown Royal 16-1 Exercise: Honing Combat Readiness

12/31/2015: According to Senior Airman Solomon Cook from the 325th Fighter Wing Pubkic Affairs in a piece published on 11/10/15: Tyndall participated in exercise Crown Royal 16-1 Nov. 2 through6 to improve warfighting skills by simulating a deployment of 15 F-22 Raptors. "The purpose of the exercise was to hone skills…

F-22 Engagement in Europe

09/21/2015: F-16 Fighting Falcons participate in training over Europe with F-22 Raptors and a KC-135 Stratotanker. The F-22s were deployed from Tyndall AFB, Florida and the F-16s are from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.  The F-22s conducted familiarization training within the European theater as well as training with other U.S. Air Forces in…

Raptors at Red Flag 2015

02/22/2015: Raptors in the Middle East are operating the fifth generation way. After their up front kinetic operations, the F-22s play a major role working with the fleet to identify threats and targets for the legacy fleet. As a Typhoon pilot put it: “F-22s enhance the survivability and lethality of…

Exercise Polar Force 12-4 (2)

06/21/2012: The 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska launched a squadron of F-22 Raptors Saturday along with support C-17 Globemaster III and E-3 Sentry aircraft, in phase one of operational readiness exercise Polar Force 12-4. Credit:Joint BaseElmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs: 5/19/22