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Lockheed Martin F-22 "Raptor"

5th Generation Air Superiority Fighter

Unmatched in the Skies.

The Lockheed Martin F-22 'Raptor' is the ultimate air superiority fighter anywhere in the world today. It is the product of the United States Air Force's 'Advanced Tactical Fighter' (ATF) program of the 1980s and designed to counter all modern threats as well as those of the near-future. Nothing in the skies can match it for its combination of performance and capabilities - the type ushered in an entirely new era of flight with its '5th Generation' classification. The design lines of this fine fighter have since been mimicked in the Russian Su-57 and the Chinese J-20 - but neither of these entries can truly match the impact of the proven F-22.
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Mission Roles

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True Thrust-Vectoring Agility

The variable-position engine outlets of the Raptor, coupled with advanced Fly-by-Wire (FbW) controlling and all-moving tailplanes, give the fighter unparalleled agility against any modern and future foe in the skies.

Extreme Stealth

From specialized skin coatings to proven design lines, the Raptor exudes a low profile against modern radar systems, ensuring survivabiilty of both man and machine over contested battlescapes.

Inside or Out

A sizable internal weapons bay allows the F-22 to carry primary war loads internally, thus maintaining its low radar signature against prying enemy eyes. When stealth is not imperative, underwing external hardpoints can be installed to carry additional air-launched / air-dropped ordnance or extra fuel.

Like No Other

The F-22 Raptor's unique 'diamond' like design ensures the machine is an instantly-recognizable product - and rightfully feared by its enemies due to its powerful inherent capabilities.


Active, In-Service (19 yrs)
Lockheed Martin - USA
195 Units
1 Total

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(List includes former, current, and potential operating nations)
F-22A: 2 x Pratt & Whitney F119-PW-100 augmented turbofan engines developing 26,000lb dry thrust each and 35,000lb thrust with supercruise.

(Assuming optimal flying/environmental conditions)
Maximum Speed
1,501 mph | 2,415 kph | 1,304 kts
Service Ceiling
65,617 ft | 20,000 m | 12.43 miles
Operational Range
1,864 miles | 3,000 km | 1,620 nm
(Showcased performance statistics pertain to the F-22A production model)
62.07 feet (18.92 meters)
44.46 feet (13.55 meters)
16.67 feet (5.08 meters)
(Showcased measurements pertain to the F-22A production model)
43,431 lb (19,700 kg)
83,776 lb (38,000 kg)
(Showcased weights pertain to the F-22A production model)
Ordnance and special-mission equipment mounted across 2 x Internal weapons bays at center mass; 4 x Optional underwing (2 per wing member) external hardpoints. Supported Types:

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Air-to-Air Missile graphic Air-to-Air Missiles
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F-22 "Raptor" - Base Series Designation.
YF-22A - Pre-production / developmental model; two examples completed and flown.
F-22A - Initial / definitive production model.
F/A-22A - Early series designation.
F-22B - Proposed twin-seat variant; cancelled 1996.
F-22 USN - Proposed navalized variant for USN service; variable sweep wing members; folding wing surfaces; revised / reinforced undercarriage; arrestor hook; cancelled 1993.

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