Take a look at this unique formation: F-15C, F-15E, F-22 and Typhoon

Raptors and Eagles and Typhoons flying together.

A four-ship formation consisting of a U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 494th Fighter Squadron, an F-15 Eagle from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, an F-22A from the 95th Fighter Squadron, and a Royal Air Force Typhoon flew together during a training sortie on Apr. 26.

12 Raptors from the 95th FS are deployed from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., and will be conducting air training exercises with other U.S. and Royal Air Force aircraft over the next several weeks.

On Apr. 25, two F-22s deployed to a Romanian airbase on the Black Sea coast.

On Apr. 26, two F-22s flew at low altitude through the famous Mach Loop training area in Wales.

On Apr. 27, two F-22s deployed at Siauliai airbase, Lithuania, where NATO BAP (Baltic Air Patrol) jets are based.

Image credit: U.S. Air Force/ Jim Haseltine

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