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F-22s Back to Europe

Photo: An F-22 Raptor from the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England Oct. 8, 2017. The U.S. Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment to RAF Lakenheath, for a flying training deployment to conduct air training with other Europe-based U.S. aircraft and NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)

 

USAF Press Release

From Staff Reports
48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

October 8, 2017 – ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England – The U.S. Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment to RAF Lakenheath, England, for a flying training deployment to conduct air training with other Europe-based U.S. aircraft and NATO allies.

The aircraft arrived in Europe on Oct. 8, 2017, and are from the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. While in the European theater, the F-22s will also forward deploy from the United Kingdom to other NATO bases to maximize training opportunities, demonstrate our steadfast commitment to NATO allies and deter any actions that destabilize regional security.

This FTD is funded fully by the European Deterrence Initiative.

Photo caption:
An F-22 Raptor from the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England Oct. 8, 2017. The U.S. Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment to RAF Lakenheath, for a flying training deployment to conduct air training with other Europe-based U.S. aircraft and NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)

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