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    F-22 Raptor fighters again in Poland

    American F-22 Raptor fighters are once again stationed in Poland, according to an announcement by the Ministry of National Defense (MON) on Tuesday. The aircraft, which are some of the most advanced in the world, will work in collaboration with Polish pilots to continue supporting NATO’s eastern flank.

    As per the United States Air Forces in Europe and Africa, the planes deployed to Powidz (Greater Poland Voivodeship) as part of a rotational mission, belong to the 94th Fighter Squadron from Langley-Eustis base in Virginia and will replace the F-15s from the 48th Fighter Wing.

    F-22 Raptors were previously stationed in Poland until October of last year as part of NATO’s military aircraft presence on the eastern flank, covering the Baltic and Black Sea region.

    The redeployment of the F-22s to Poland highlights the continued importance of NATO’s presence in Eastern Europe. It demonstrates the Alliance’s commitment to collective defense and serves as a visible deterrent to potential adversaries.

    The F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation stealth fighter designed to perform both air-to-air and air-to-ground combat missions. It has an advanced sensor suite and avionics system, including the ability to detect and engage multiple targets at once. Its stealth capabilities allow it to evade detection by enemy radars, and it is capable of flying at supersonic speeds without the use of afterburners, making it a formidable asset in any military operation.

    The presence of these advanced fighter jets in Poland will strengthen the country’s air defense capabilities and provide a valuable opportunity for joint training and operational cooperation between the United States and Poland. This will help to enhance both countries’ military readiness and preparedness to respond to any potential threats.

    The deployment of F-22 Raptors to Poland is a clear signal of NATO’s continued commitment to the defense of its eastern flank and underscores the strategic importance of the region. By working together with Poland, the United States and NATO can ensure that the region remains secure and stable.

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