“As the Air Force has announced, we have concluded negotiations to produce 24 F/A-22 5th Generation stealth fighter aircraft as previously authorised in the FY-05 Defence Budget,” said Larry Lawson, Lockheed Martin executive vice president and F/A-22 program manager.
The Air Force is flying the F/A-22 Raptor at four bases across the
The F/A-22 Raptor is built at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics facilities in Palmdale, California; Meridian, Mississippi.; Marietta, Georgia.; and Fort Worth, Texas, as well as Boeing’s plant in Seattle, Washington.
The F/A-22 Raptor program also includes 1000 nationwide suppliers and subcontractors in 42 states. Final assembly and initial flight testing of the Raptor occurs at the