Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet

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The F-22 Raptor is a single seat , twin engine , fifth- generation , stealth fighter jet developed by Lockheed-Martin for the USAF ( United States Air Force). Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet is a combination of speed , stealth , air superiority and agility , which makes it the best fighter aircraft in the world.

The aircraft was designed as air superiority fighter which has ground attack and electronic warfare capabilities making it more advance than any other fighter jet .

Lockheed Martin is the prime contractors that builts and assembles the parts of the F-22 jets under the Advance Tactical Fighter Program of USAF(includes over 1,000 subcontractors and providing over 95,000 jobs).

You would be suppried to know that the Lockheed Martin F-22 raptor is Collier Award winner jet.
The Raptor was awarded the Air Force Association’s 2015 John R. Alison Award for its excellence towards its service for the nation as a major and anormous aircraft.

 Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet

 Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet  Specifications :

Length 62 ft / 18.9 m
Wing span 44.5 ft / 13.56 m
Height 16.67 ft / 5.08 m
Wing area 840 ft / 78.04 m
Horizontal Tail Span 29 ft / 8.84 m
Engine Thrust Class 35,00 lb / 15,876 kg
Speed Mach 2 ( 2.960 km)
Range 1,600 nm (2,960 Km )
Unit cost US$150 million
Max. takeoff weight Max. takeoff weight
Internal Fuel 18,000 lb / 8,200 kg
Crew 1
Power Plant 2 x Pratt & Whitney F119-PW-100 turbofan
Empty Weight 43,340 lb / 19,700 kg
Service CEiling 2,000 m

Thrust : 1.08

 Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet

Avionics :

  • BAE Systems EI&S AN/ALR-94 electronic warfare system.
  • Northrop Grumman AN?APG-77 active electronically scannedarray (AESA) radar.
  • AN/AAR-56 infrared &Ultravoilet Missile Launch Detector (MLD).
  • Communication between F-22 jets is through highly secure INTRA-Flight Data Link (IFDL).f-22 raptor engineLockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet 1

 Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet Cockpit :

F-22 is having a glass cockpit with digital flight instruments . It is having a head-up display which helps to provide a wid view to the pilot . It consists of LED panels (six colors).

 Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet
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