|User||U. S. Air Force
Air superiority fighter
Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems: F-22 program management, the integrated forebody (nose section) and forward fuselage (including the cockpit and inlets), leading edges of the wings, the fins and stabilators, flaps, ailerons, landing gear and final assembly of the aircraft.
Lockheed Martin Tactical Aircraft Systems: Center fuselage, stores management, integrated navigation and electronic warfare systems (INEWS), the communications, navigation, and identification (CNI) system, and the weapon support system.
Boeing: wings, aft fuselage (including the structures necessary for engine and nozzle installation), radar system development and testing, avionics integration, the training system, and flight-test development and management.
Pratt & Whitney: F119-PW-100 engines that power the Raptor.
Major Subcontractors ||
Approximately 240 firms in 37 states are considered major subcontractors
More than 1,150 firms in 46 states and Puerto Rico, along with firms in seven international countries make up the F-22/F119 subcontractor team.
Hughes Radar Systems
Digital Equipment Corp.
Curtiss-Wright Flight Systems
Dowty Decoto, EDO Corp.
Lear Astronics Corp.
Sanders/GE Joint Venture
Projected Employment||15,000 in EMD and 27,000 in production
two Pratt & Whitney F119-PW-100 engines
62.08 feet, 18.90 meters
16.67 feet, 5.08 meters
44.5 feet, 13.56 meters
840 square feet
29 feet, 8.84 meters
|Empty Weight||31,670 lb (14,365 kg)
|Maximum Takeoff Weight|| 60,000 lb (27,000 kg)
|Maximum External Stores||5,000 lb (2,270 kg)
The F-22 and other fighters can reach this altitude, but only the F-22 can perform tactical maneuvers at this level, which is about twice the altitude at which other jets can perform tactical maneuvers.
Mach 1.8 (supercruise: Mach 1.5)
|G Limit|| +9 G
2 AIM-9 Sidewinders
6 AIM-120C Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM)
1 M61A2 20mm Gatling gun
2 1,000-pound GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM)
8 250-pound GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB)
Four external stations can carry additional stores (weapons or fuel tanks)
| First flight: ||
September 7, 1997
Flight Test Aircraft: ||Nine
Flight Test Program Length||1997 until 2003 (Approximately 2,700 flights covering roughly 4,800 test hours in EMD)
deliveries beginning in 2002|
Initial Operational Capability||December 2005,
750 aircraft initial program objective|
648 aircraft as of 1991
442 aircraft as of 1993
339 aircraft as of 1997, between 1998 and 2013
275 aircraft as of 2003, under $37.3B budget cap
178 aircraft as of December 2004
183 aircraft as of December 2005
381 aircraft for 10 squadrons @ 24/squadron