Look At These Gorgeous Shots Of Raptors Getting Refueled Over The Middle East At Dawn

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F-22 Raptors have become America’s go-to low density, high-demand combat asset. They flew their first combat missions over Syria in September of 2014 but they had been flying missions over the region for many years before and still do today. These beautiful photos depict a group of F-22's getting refueled over deserts of the middle east after one of those missions.

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U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Corey Hook

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legsmalone
LegsMalone

Great photos, Tyler. Also, that looks like a really capable plane? I assume that we are going to keep making these forever because it’d be a dumbdumb move to only order just shy of 200 of these amazing machines, right?