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How the Air Force Could Fly the F-22 Raptor Until 2060

February 9, 2018

From the Popular Mechanics website

The U.S. Air Force is laying the groundwork for the F-22 Raptor to serve another 42 years. That means the world’s first fifth-generation fighter, which entered service in 2006, could fly until 2060.

To do so, the Raptor must remain competitive with new Russian and Chinese fighters as well as rival jets still on the drawing board. It will use open architecture computer systems, new weapons, new sensors, and artificial intelligence to stay a step ahead of the competition.

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