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The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a long-range, high subsonic unmanned air vehicle completed its inaugural flight March 5, 2019 at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona.

The US Air Force just tested a stealth combat drone for suicide missions against Russia and China

With a range of between 1,500 and 2,000 nautical miles, the Valkyrie far outranges US stealth fighters or fighters of any kind.
An F-35B with an external weapons load begins a short takeoff from the amphibious assault ship USS America.

US stealth jets train for high-end combat in the Pacific, as a furious China flaunts ‘carrier killer’ missiles

F-22 fighters and B-2 bombers are the US's most high-end platforms, designed to work as "door kickers," or the opening punch in a war.
A rendering of what the new paint scheme will look like on the F-16.

A US Air Force F-16 painted like Russia’s Su-57 could give the US a major combat advantage

The jet with Russia's "digital shark" paint scheme will soon simulate air combat against US fighters like F-15s, F-22s, and F-35s.
J-20

China’s J-20 stealth fighter has no cannon — and it shows the jet can’t dogfight with the US

Today's F-22s, J-20s, Su-35s, and other highly maneuverable jets give the guns an "extremely limited use" in combat, a former Marine said.
A B-2 Spirit bomber deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and F-22 Raptors from the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing fly near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, during a interoperability training mission Jan. 15, 2019.

Air Force F-22s and B-2 bombers are prowling the Pacific to send a message — and the photos are stunning

As China builds up its anti-access capabilities, the US has two of its most powerful penetration aircraft training in the Pacific.
Will a stealth coating save the Su-57?

Russia upgrades the stealth on Su-57 fighter that’s meant as an F-35, F-22 killer

Russia's Sukhoi fighter/bombers have enviable maneuverability and serious dogfighting capability, but only the US and China have produced true stealth fighters.
F-22 Raptors stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, that were evacuated to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, ahead of Hurricane Michael arrived at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, where they will operate temporarily and continue to train to provide combat air power for America.

Lockheed engineers will determine the fate of the F-22s ravaged by Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Base

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said of the F-22s left at Tyndall Air Base: "I’m not ready to say it can all be fixed, but our initial review was perhaps more positive than I anticipated ... in light of the amount of damage."
As many as 17 of these limited-run $140 million top fighter jets could be beyond repair.

US Air Force’s F-22, F-35 stealth fighters devastated by mother nature and freak accidents

Even if all F-35s and F-22s turn out fine, the loss to Tyndall Air Force Base, where stealth fighter training takes place, represents a huge setback to US air dominance on par with losing a big battle.
An aircraft hangar damaged by Hurricane Michael is seen at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, U.S. October 11, 2018.

Hurricane Michael: Devastating photos show how Tyndall Air Force base and its F-22 Raptors got rocked

A "number of aircraft were left behind in hangars due to maintenance or safety reasons, and all of those hangars are damaged," Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said, according to Military.com. And some of them may be F-22 Raptors, the Air Force's prized air superiority fighters.
The US Air Force's F-22 Raptor.

F-22 stealth jets got 587 enemy aircraft to back off in their first ‘combat surge’ over Syria

The Pentagon said the F-22 "deterred" 587 bogeys in the process, suggesting the jet commands some respect against older, Russian-made models often in operation by Russian and Syrian forces.