The U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Stealth Fighter Is Older Than You Think, and Getting Better by the Day
The National Interest -

David Axe


The Raptor’s basic design might be more than 30 years old, but it’s still at the cutting edge of military aviation.

The U.S. Air Force’s $169-billion budget proposal for 2021 lavishes hundreds of millions of dollars on the service’s small fleet of F-22 Raptor stealth fighters.

The Air Force is working hard to boost the F-22’s ability to communicate with other forces while also developing a new command-and-control system that could change the way the Raptor force...

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