US Army Deploys Fifth-Generation F-22 Fighters to the Netherlands

US Army Deploys Fifth-Generation F-22 Fighters to the Netherlands

The US Army has deployed the fifth generation of F-22 fighters to the Netherlands, according to the Dutch Ministry of Defense

The Dutch Ministry of Defense announced that the Netherlands Air Force would be training with the US Air Force, which have deployed fifth-generation F-22 fighters in the European country.

“The Air Force will train with the US. Air Force in the coming weeks,” the Dutch Defense Ministry said.

“American aircraft are at Leeuwarden air base during that period. These are the F-35, F-22 and F-15. The first fighter planes have already arrived.”

He added: “The Dutch and American fighters will fly a series of joint exercise missions in the near future.

“The goal is to integrate the weapons systems. It is also about promoting mutual cooperation and deployability among NATO partners.”

“The F-22s and F-15s will remain in Leeuwarden for about a week. The F-35s leave a week later to practice elsewhere overseas.”

Last year, long before the war in Ukraine began, the US deployed B-1B nuclear bombers to a Norwegian air base…right on Putin’s doorstep.

In 2021, sending what appeared to be a very strong message to Vladimir Putin and Russia, Joe Biden ordered four B-1 nuclear bombers and 200 Americans to be deployed from his base at Dyess Air Force in Texas to Orland Air Force Base. in Norway, which is only 1,379 miles from Moscow.

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