F-22s, F-35s, and B-52s: How America Deters Iran Every Day
The National Interest -

David Axe

Security, Middle East

A big task.

Key point: These are high-tech weapons that Tehran cannot counter.

The U.S. Air Force on June 27, 2019 deployed F-22 Raptor stealth fighters for the first time to Qatar as part of a build-up of forces ahead of a possible clash with Iran.

The Air Force did not specify how many F-22s traveled to Qatar. Photographers spotted 12 of the radar-evading jets with “FF” tailcodes indicating they belong to the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley Air Force Base in...

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