Most Watched Video: Rapid Raptor Program Speeds F-22s to War in 48hrs

F-22 Mini-Series Part I: The Air Force is strengthening its “Rapid Raptor” program designed to send four F-22s to war

Warrior Maven Video Above: Rapid Raptor Program Sends F-22s to War in 48 Hrs

By Kris Osborn - Managing Editor - Warrior Maven

The Air Force is strengthening its “Rapid Raptor” program designed to fast-track four F-22s to war - anywhere in the world - within 24 hours, on a moments notice, should there be an immediate need for attacks in today’s pressured, fast-moving global threat environment , service officials said.

The program, in existence for several years, prepares four F-22s with the requisite crew members, C-17 support, fuel, maintenance and weapons necessary to execute a fast-attack “first-strike” ability in remote or austere parts of the world, Air Force officials say.

Kris Osborn became the Managing Editor of Warrior Maven in August of 2015 . Osborn previously served at the Pentagon as a Highly Qualified Expert with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army - Acquisition, Logistics & Technology. Osborn has also worked as an anchor and on-air military specialist at CNN and CNN Headline News.

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