F-22 Raptor

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Originally proposed as a pure air superiority fighter, versions of the stealthy F-22 Raptor are being planned for attack, electronic intelligence and electronic warfare. A "fifth generation" fighter, it is extremely maneuverable, has "supercruise" to allow supersonic flight without an afterburner, and has a higher operational ceiling than most aircraft.

The F-22 has advanced electronics, especially a AN/APG-77 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA)