US B-2 bomber, F-22 fighters train for Indo-Pacific operations

A United States Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber and two F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft conducted an interoperability training on January 15 in support of Indo-Pacific operations.

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The B-2 Spirit bomber is one of the three deployed from from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The bombers arrived January 10.

Meanwhile, the two F-22 Raptors are from the 199th Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

The bomber and fighters flew near Diamond Head State Monument, Hawaii during the said interoperability training mission, US Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) said. 

US Air Force photo

“Bomber aircraft regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to integrate capabilities with key regional partners and maintain a high state of aircrew proficiency,” the US PACAF said.