One day with the U.S. F-22 Raptors deployed at RAF Lakenheath

Twelve F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron and about 220 Airmen from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, completed  a month-long deployment to the UK.

On May 8, the 95th FS completed a historic deployment to RAF Lakenheath, UK, the largest Raptor deployment in Europe to date and part of their Global Response Force training. "The F-22 deployment to RAF Lakenheath makes perfect sense," said Col. Robert Novotny, the 48th Fighter Wing commander in a U.S. Air ...

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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.