F-22’s First Kill: Terrorist Facility In Syria

Credit: U.S. Defense Department

After $79 billion dollars of work and nearly 10 years of operational use without a kill, the stealthy, twin-engine F-22 has finally destroyed its first target in a conflict. Ironically, however, its initial shot did not guard against an airborne threat, the rationale behind so many of the F-22’s...

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