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Hickam Airmen exercise Rapid Raptor in Guam

December 6, 2014


JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii — Airmen from the 15th and 154th Wings at Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam, Hawaii, exercised the newest approach to fighter employment Nov. 20-24 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

Rapid Raptor, which is still in the proof-of-concept phase, uses at least one C-17 to swiftly move, refuel and rearm a minimum of four F-22s in unfamiliar, austere environments.

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