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The U.S. Air Force is Getting a 'New' F-22 Raptor

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A "new" F-22 Raptor is about to join the U.S. Air Force, nearly a decade after production of the world's most advanced jet fighter shut down. The fighter will be upgraded to current standards and used to test new tech that might someday equip F-22s flying from Hawaii to Syria. The F-22 was one of just 195 Raptors built between 1996 and 2011. In 2009, facing an economic recession and the pressures of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Obama Administration and Congress agreed to end… (www.popularmechanics.com) More...

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