F-22 Raptor

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The F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Jet is a fifth-generation all-weather stealth fighter aircraft of the United States.

F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Jet

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The Lockheed Martin F22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Jet is an air superiority fighter of the United States Air Force. Designed primarily to project unmatched tactical air power, F22 Raptors are equipped with stealth, electronic warfare capabilities, and advanced situational awareness. This fifth-generation aircraft has twin engines, a single seater, and achieves supersonic cruise without afterburner use. F22’s can carry two GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAMs) bombs, aside from it’s native weapons which include M16A2 20mm Cannon, AIM-9 Sidewinders (2x), AIM-120 AMRAAM (6x) and AIM-120 (2x) for anti-ground operations.

F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Jet | USA

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Country: United States
Produced: 1996-2011
Maker: Lockheed-Martin, Boeing
Length: 62 feet 1 inch (18.9 meters)
Wingspan: 44 feet 6 inches (13.6 meters)
Height: 16 feet 8 inches (5.1 meters)
Wing Area: 840 square feet (78.04 sqm)
Max Speed: Mach 2.25 1,500 mph
Service Ceiling: 65,000 feet (20,000 m)
Combat Radius: 1850 miles
Loaded Weight: 64,840 (29,410 kg)
Empty Weight: 43,340 pounds (19,700 kg)
Power Source: Pratt & Whitney F119-PW-100
Armor: Not Known
Main Gun: M16A2 Vulcan 20mm (1x)
Missile AA: AIM-9 Sidewinder (2x) • AIM-120
Missile AG: AIM-120 AMRAAM (6x)
Bombs D: GBU-32 JDAM
Weapons Payload: 18,000pounds (8,200 kg)
Crew: 1
Cost: $150 Million (2009 dollars)
Status: Active
AA = Anti-Air • AG = Anti-Ground • AN = Anti-Naval

F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Jet | USA

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