F-22s forward deploy to Campia Turzii AB, Romania

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  • 95th Fighter Squadron

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors, KC-135 Stratotankers, and C-130J aircraft and supporting Airmen deployed to Campia Turzii Air Base, Romania, from Spangdahlem AB, Germany, to conduct local training.

The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The KC-135 is assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing at RAF Mildenhall, England, and is providing refueling support for the deployment to Romania.

This forward deployment, done with full cooperation of our NATO ally, Romania, demonstrates U.S. Air Forces in Europe's commitment to field and operate fifth generation aircraft in the U.S. European Command area of responsibility. This deployment also underscores our commitment to the collective defense of the NATO alliance and our willingness to deploy and use our most technically advanced assets to deter any potential aggression and increase regional security.

For more information, contact U.S. Air Force in Europe - Air Forces Africa Public Affairs at +49 (0) 6371-47-6558 or by e-mail at usafepao.pao@us.af.mil. If after duty hours, please call +49 (0) 1624-25-5428 or send an e-mail to usafepa.pastaffdutyofficer@us.af.mil.