How the Air Force Keeps F-22s and F-35s Truly Stealth

| July 22, 2019

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Fifth-generation F-22 Raptor and F-35A Lightning II pilots may take the reins of their respective aircraft; but as told by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard, 633rd Air Base Wing Public Affairs in the article Low observable technicians keep pilots undetected, alive, it takes preparation from outside the cockpit to get them where they need to go undetected.Low observable technology, according to U.S. Air Force (USAF) Senior Airman Joshua Moon, 192nd Fighter Wing LO aircraft structures technician, enhances the multi-role fighters stealth capability – an important asset in any contingency and at U.S. Air Force training exercise Red Flag 17-1.

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