Saturday, January 4, 2014

F-22s to arrive Monday

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The first of two dozen F-22 Raptors will begin arriving at Tyndall Air Force Base Monday. When all the jets arrive Tyndall will be home of the largest contingent of Raptors in the world, with both a training and operational missions. The addition of the combat mission was announced in October 2012, but in January 2013 the Air Force announced the arrival of the F-22s would be delayed a year. The five jets coming Monday are the first of 24 that are being transferred from Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. (Source: News Herald, 01/03/14)