In September 2014 a squadron of four F-22 Raptor Fighter jets belonging to the 27 Fighter Squadron stationed at Al Dhafra Air Base set on a secret mission to bomb an ISIS target deep in Syrian territory.
If they’re detected by ISIS operatives or the Syrian military, it could spell trouble.
In modern warfare, those who remain hidden in the skies gain a clear advantage, and there is no spy plane as undetectable as the F-22 Raptor.
Get the inside story of how this war machine became the Air Force’s premier stealth fighter, from taking on ISIS over the skies of Syria to chasing mysterious bombers over the Alaskan border.
Combat footage of the F-22 and its predecessors plus interviews with pilots provide a rare look at this fast, powerful, and sneaky warrior.
The F-22, with its incredible acrobatic abilities in the air and all-aspect stealth cloaking it from enemies at a distance, is the US’s most lethal combat plane. While the F-35 has been built as a flying quarterback that can dogfight, bomb ground targets, gather intelligence, or conduct surveillance, the F-22 specializes in one thing: air-to-air combat.
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The F-22 Raptor is considered the first fifth-generation fighter in the inventory of the United States Air Force. using low-observation technologies, modern avionics, and efficient engines.
The F-22 Raptor, a critical component of the Force of Global Strike Task, is designed to project the airborne domain quickly and at great distances and defeat threats that try to deny access to the Air Force, the Army, the Navy, and the US Marine Corps.