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US Air Force considers bringing back 1,500MPH F-22 stealth fighter jet. #military #defense #NATO

US Air Force considers bringing back 1,500MPH F-22 stealth fighter jet. #military #defense #NATO

The US Air Force is not particularly keen on the idea nor are Pentagon officials who warn that bringing back the F-22 fighter jet, America’s most lethal warplane, would be cost prohibitive and threatens to undermine progress on the F-35 and a future sixth-generation fighter jet, but US lawmakers are not convinced. © AFP 2016/ ARIS MESSINIS Turkish Police Block Access to NATO's Incirlik Air Base - Home of US Nukes Over the years, US lawmakers have blasted the decision to shut down production of the F-22 Raptor as adverse to America’s national security imperative. Aeronautics manufacturer Lockheed Martin was initially slated to build 749 F-22s, but ultimately only produced 187 such aircraft. Yet, in the face of a Russian and Chinese military aviation revolution, Washington now fears that it has lost its technological edge prompting lawmakers to reconvene on the idea that mor...

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