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    US Deploys 5th Generation F-22 Fighter Jets to UK for EU Air Training

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    The US deploys F-22 Raptors to UK on Monday to maximize training opportunities, affirm enduring commitments to NATO allies.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors, airmen and associated equipment to the United Kingdom on Monday to conduct training with other Europe-based aircraft until May, the US European Command (EUCOM) said in a statement.

    "The 5th generation, multi-role fighter aircraft will also forward deploy from the United Kingdom to NATO bases to maximize training opportunities, affirm enduring commitments to NATO allies, and deter any actions that destabilize regional security," the statement said on Monday.

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