U.S. Air Force Tackles Repair To F-22 Stealth Coating

Credit: Lockheed Martin
Just two years after the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 stealth fighter made its combat debut in the skies above Syria, maintainers are tackling an issue with the fleet’s stealth coating that, if left untreated, could cause the radar-evading material to peel off the aircraft. Operators are beginning to see...

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