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Air Force describes jets’ role in new war

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2012

    An F-22 Raptor takes off from the Reef Runway at Honolulu Airport. Raptors and other fifth-generation aircraft would take the lead in a Pacific war.

At a time when war with China is talked about as a future possibility, the deputy director for air and cyberspace operations at Pacific Air Forces gave a rare look at how advanced fifth-generation aircraft — the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II among them — could lead the air campaign in a conflict in the region. Read more

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