Why Did the Air Force Launch 24 Stealth F-22 Raptors All At Once?
The National Interest -

David Axe

Security,

Elephant walk time.

In simultaneously marching 24 F-22s and a C-17 -- not to mention an E-3 radar plane -- Elmendorf proved that, despite the Raptor fleet's readiness woes and ongoing relocation, the Alaska wing is ready to fight.

A U.S. Air Force wing in Alaska managed to launch 24 F-22 Raptor stealth fighters plus an E-3 radar plane and a C-17 transport, all in quick succession.

(This first appeared last month.)

The dramatic "elephant walk" at Elmendorf Air Force Base...

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