F-22s deploy to RAF Lakenheath – Charles D’Alberto

Charles D'Alberto
Charles D’Alberto

USAFE-AFAFRICA Public Affairs

4/11/2016 – RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — The U.S. Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors, Airmen and associated equipment to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 11, to conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft.

The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., and will continue training until May.

The 5th generation, multi-role fighter aircraft will also forward deploy from the U.K. to NATO bases to maximize training opportunities, affirm enduring commitments to NATO allies, and deter any actions that destabilize regional security.

The training marks the second time the U.S. European Command has hosted a deployment of F-22 aircraft in the EUCOM Area of Responsibility.

For further information, contact U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Public Affairs at +49 (0) 6371 47 6558 or via e-mail at: usafepao.pao@us.af.mil. If after duty hours, call +49 0162-425-5428 or send e-mail to: usafepa.pastaffdutyofficer@us.af.mil.

 

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