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F-22A Raptor

Country of Origin: USA


The Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor was originally designed as an air dominance fighter intended to defeat any existing or planned opponent through a combination of minimized detectability, better situational awareness through active and passive sensor fusion, combat maneuverability and one-shot kill capability. Pressure to cut the program led the Air Force to modify the concept and give the Raptor a limited air-to-ground capability.

The resulting F-22 design is characterized...

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