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Senate Subcommittee Rejects Proposed F-22 Upgrade Cut

The Senate’s defense appropriations subcommittee has rejected a plan by the Air Force to trim $23 million from the branch’s F-22 Increment 3.2B modernization program, Defense News reported Thursday. Aaron Mehta writes the project will add new weapons to Raptor fighter jets and update the fleet’s electronic protection system. The …

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US Sends F-22 Jets for Korea Drills as North Continues Threats

The U.S. has deployed Lockheed Martin-built F-22 fighter jets to South Korea for a joint military exercise with that country as North Korea continues to make threats, Reuters reports. Paul Eckert writes the jets will fly in the annual Foal Eagle exercise, intended to keep both countries ready in the …

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