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Stealth Fighter Over Stealth Destroyer

An F-35 Lightning II Carrier Variant (CV) piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Robert "Champ" Guyette II, a test pilot from the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, flies over the stealth guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) as the ship transits the Chesapeake Bay on Oct. 17, 2016. USS Zumwalt, the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced surface ship, joined the fleet Oct. 15. The F-35C Lightning II — a next generation single-seat, single-engine strike fighter that incorporates stealth technologies, defensive avionics, internal and external weapons, and a revolutionary sensor fusion capability — is designed as the U.S. Navy’s first-day-of-war, survivable strike fighter. The U.S. Navy anticipates declaring the F-35C combat-ready in 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Andy Wolfe/Released)

An F-35 Lightning II Carrier Variant (CV) piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Robert "Champ" Guyette II, a test pilot from the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, flies over the stealth guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) as the ship transits the Chesapeake Bay on Oct. 17, 2016. USS Zumwalt, the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced surface ship, joined the fleet Oct. 15. The F-35C Lightning II — a next generation single-seat, single-engine strike fighter that incorporates stealth technologies, defensive avionics, internal and external weapons, and a revolutionary sensor fusion capability — is designed as the U.S. Navy’s first-day-of-war, survivable strike fighter. The U.S. Navy anticipates declaring the F-35C combat-ready in 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Andy Wolfe/Released)

An F-35 Lightning II Carrier Variant (CV) piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Robert “Champ” Guyette II, a test pilot from the F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, flies over the stealth guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) as the ship transits the Chesapeake Bay on Oct. 17, 2016. USS Zumwalt, the Navy’s newest and most technologically advanced surface ship, joined the fleet Oct. 15. The F-35C Lightning II — a next generation single-seat, single-engine strike fighter that incorporates stealth technologies, defensive avionics, internal and external weapons, and a revolutionary sensor fusion capability — is designed as the U.S. Navy’s first-day-of-war, survivable strike fighter. The U.S. Navy anticipates declaring the F-35C combat-ready in 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Andy Wolfe/Released)

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F-35 Up-Close In Japan

A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 departs Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 18, 2017. The F-35B Lightning II aircraft joined United States Air Force, Japan and Republic of Korea Air Force aircraft in a sequenced bilateral show of force over the Korean peninsula. This show-of-force mission demonstrated sequenced bilateral cooperation, which is essential to defending U.S. allies, partners and the U.S. homeland against any regional threat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Henson)

A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 departs Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 18, 2017. The F-35B Lightning II aircraft joined United States Air Force, Japan and Republic of Korea Air Force aircraft in a sequenced bilateral show of force over the Korean peninsula. This show-of-force mission demonstrated sequenced bilateral cooperation, which is essential to defending U.S. allies, partners and the U.S. homeland against any regional threat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Henson)

A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 departs Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 18, 2017. The F-35B Lightning II aircraft joined United States Air Force, Japan and Republic of Korea Air Force aircraft in a sequenced bilateral show of force over the Korean peninsula. This show-of-force mission demonstrated sequenced bilateral cooperation, which is essential to defending U.S. allies, partners and the U.S. homeland against any regional threat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Henson)

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32 F-22s Lined Up During Hurricane Evacuation

F-22 Raptors from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, sit on the ramp at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base October 7, 2016. The aircraft came to Rickenbacker seeking shelter from Hurricane Matthew.(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Branson/Released)

F-22 Raptors from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, sit on the ramp at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base October 7, 2016. The aircraft came to Rickenbacker seeking shelter from Hurricane Matthew.(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Branson/Released)

F-22 Raptors from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, sit on the ramp at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base October 7, 2016. The aircraft came to Rickenbacker seeking shelter from Hurricane Matthew.(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Branson/Released)

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Raptor Pilot About to Demo for Chile

U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul "Loco" Lopez, Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, waves at guests at FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) in Santiago, Chile, April 7, 2018. The F-22 Raptor demonstration team every day of the week-long fair.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul "Loco" Lopez, Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, waves at guests at FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) in Santiago, Chile, April 7, 2018. The F-22 Raptor demonstration team every day of the week-long fair.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Paul “Loco” Lopez, Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, waves at guests at FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) in Santiago, Chile, April 7, 2018. The F-22 Raptor demonstration team every day of the week-long fair.

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F-22 Raptor Refuel In Iraq, Mission Over Syria

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates flies over Iraq March 5, 2018. The F-22 is an air superiority fighter that incorporates the latest technological advances in reduced observables, avionics, engine performance and aerodynamic design. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates flies over Iraq March 5, 2018. The F-22 is an air superiority fighter that incorporates the latest technological advances in reduced observables, avionics, engine performance and aerodynamic design. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates flies over Iraq March 5, 2018. The F-22 is an air superiority fighter that incorporates the latest technological advances in reduced observables, avionics, engine performance and aerodynamic design. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)

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Pair of F-22s over Alaska

The 477th Fighter Group is the only Air Force Reserve unit in Alaska. As a Classic Associate, the unit is responsible for recruiting, training, developing and retaining Citizen Airmen to support the 3rd Wing and Expeditionary Air Force mission requirements. The 477th FG is dependent on Reservists, Air Reserve Technicians and civilians working side-by-side with the active duty's 3rd Wing to operate, maintain and support the F-22 Raptors that are assigned here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Dana Rosso)

The 477th Fighter Group is the only Air Force Reserve unit in Alaska. As a Classic Associate, the unit is responsible for recruiting, training, developing and retaining Citizen Airmen to support the 3rd Wing and Expeditionary Air Force mission requirements. The 477th FG is dependent on Reservists, Air Reserve Technicians and civilians working side-by-side with the active duty's 3rd Wing to operate, maintain and support the F-22 Raptors that are assigned here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Dana Rosso)

The 477th Fighter Group is the only Air Force Reserve unit in Alaska. As a Classic Associate, the unit is responsible for recruiting, training, developing and retaining Citizen Airmen to support the 3rd Wing and Expeditionary Air Force mission requirements. The 477th FG is dependent on Reservists, Air Reserve Technicians and civilians working side-by-side with the active duty’s 3rd Wing to operate, maintain and support the F-22 Raptors that are assigned here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Dana Rosso)

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B-2 Flyby at March Field Air and Space Expo

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit demonstrates the aircraft's capabilities during the March Field Air and Space Expo 2018 at March Air Reserve Base, California, April 7, 2018. The March Field Air and Space Expo is celebrating 100 years since March Field was established and 70 years of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Harris)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit demonstrates the aircraft's capabilities during the March Field Air and Space Expo 2018 at March Air Reserve Base, California, April 7, 2018. The March Field Air and Space Expo is celebrating 100 years since March Field was established and 70 years of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Harris)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit demonstrates the aircraft’s capabilities during the March Field Air and Space Expo 2018 at March Air Reserve Base, California, April 7, 2018. The March Field Air and Space Expo is celebrating 100 years since March Field was established and 70 years of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Harris)

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Whiteman AFB T-38 & B-2

A T-38 Talon flies in formation with the B-2 Spirit of South Carolina during a training mission over Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 20, 2014. The B-2 Spirit is a multirole bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

A T-38 Talon flies in formation with the B-2 Spirit of South Carolina during a training mission over Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 20, 2014. The B-2 Spirit is a multirole bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

A T-38 Talon flies in formation with the B-2 Spirit of South Carolina during a training mission over Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 20, 2014. The B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

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F-22 Raptor Demo Preflight

An F-22 Raptor from the Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, waits on the flightline before taxiing, Jan. 26, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The team performed a practice demonstration at Seymour Johnson AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

An F-22 Raptor from the Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, waits on the flightline before taxiing, Jan. 26, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The team performed a practice demonstration at Seymour Johnson AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

An F-22 Raptor from the Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, waits on the flightline before taxiing, Jan. 26, 2018, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The team performed a practice demonstration at Seymour Johnson AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

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B-2 Spirit In Guam

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit taxis after landing Jan. 8, 2018, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. More than 200 Airmen and three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, deployed to Andersen AFB in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s (PACOM) Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to conduct U.S. PACOM-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability. During this short-term deployment, the B-2s will conduct local and regional training sorties and will integrate capabilities with key regional partners, ensuring bomber crews maintain a high state of readiness and crew proficiency. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald Willis)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit taxis after landing Jan. 8, 2018, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. More than 200 Airmen and three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, deployed to Andersen AFB in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s (PACOM) Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to conduct U.S. PACOM-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability. During this short-term deployment, the B-2s will conduct local and regional training sorties and will integrate capabilities with key regional partners, ensuring bomber crews maintain a high state of readiness and crew proficiency. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald Willis)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit taxis after landing Jan. 8, 2018, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. More than 200 Airmen and three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, deployed to Andersen AFB in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s (PACOM) Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to conduct U.S. PACOM-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability. During this short-term deployment, the B-2s will conduct local and regional training sorties and will integrate capabilities with key regional partners, ensuring bomber crews maintain a high state of readiness and crew proficiency. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald Willis)

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F-35 Morning Flight

1st Lt. Jake Brodacz, 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II student pilot, prepares an F-35 to taxi to the runway at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2017. Before flight, the pilot and crew chief perform several inspections to ensure the aircraft is operating correctly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)

1st Lt. Jake Brodacz, 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II student pilot, prepares an F-35 to taxi to the runway at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2017. Before flight, the pilot and crew chief perform several inspections to ensure the aircraft is operating correctly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)

1st Lt. Jake Brodacz, 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II student pilot, prepares an F-35 to taxi to the runway at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 19, 2017. Before flight, the pilot and crew chief perform several inspections to ensure the aircraft is operating correctly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)

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B-2 Spirit Operations

A 509th Security Forces Squadron member controls access to a B-2 Spirit during Exercise Global Thunder 2018 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Nov. 1, 2017. Global Thunder is an annual U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) exercise designed to provide training opportunities to test and validate command, control and operational procedures. The training is based on a notional scenario developed to drive execution of USSTRATCOM and component forces’ ability to support the geographic combatant commands, deter adversaries and, if necessary, employ forces as directed by the President of the United States.