Photo credit: John Dibbs via Gizmodo
The F-22 Raptor was designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but has additional capabilities including ground attack, electronic warfare, and signals intelligence roles. Recently, photographer John Dibbs captured these surreal images of F-22 Arctic Raptor fighter jets over Alaska for Lockheed Martin’s Code One magazine. “In addition, Alaska’s strategic location allows the Arctic Raptors to deploy rapidly anywhere in the world. They are nine hours or less flight time to almost any location in the northern hemisphere. Further, with the renewed Russian bomber activity over the last several years, the F-22s at Elmendorf are on alert twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week,” said Code One. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.