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F-22

 

F220001 F-22 Raptor Air Superiority Fighter

DESCRIPTION: This solution develops and procures the F-22. The F-22 program develops the next-generation air-superiority fighter for introduction into the Combat Air Force (CAF) in the early 2000s. The F-22 will counter the emergence of advanced threat fighters and the appearance of these and modern Western fighters in hostile Third World air forces. The F-22 will establish and maintain air superiority in support of friendly theater air and surface operations. Additionally, the F-22 has an inherent air-to-ground attack capability.

JUSTIFICATION: Despite the end of the Cold War, worldwide advances in fighters, missiles, and radars continue. These foreign modernization programs are steadily eroding the USAF’s qualitative superiority. In addition, the USAF will need to begin to replace its aging fighter force beyond the year 2000. These facts indicate the need for a new generation of fighters deployed in the first decades of the next century.

PROGRAM ELEMENT: 64239F

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ACC PEM Name: Major Pearson, 4-4480

PEM Backup Name: Major Neubauer, =4-4480

 

 

F220013 - Unique Life Support Equipment for F-22 Operations

Description: The equipment will provide pilots with protection needed in a rapid acceleration, environmentally constrained air vehicle with high inside cockpit noise levels. Equipment consists of an Advanced Technologies Anti G Suit (ATAGS), an Aircrew Cooling Garment, and Active Noise Reduction (ANR) earphones.

JUSTIFICATION: Major Advantages: 1. Advanced Technologies Anti G Suit will increase G-Protection in a highly maneuverable aircraft and will decrease fatigue associated with the affects of G forces on the body. Increase G protection and decreased fatigue equals increased operational capability. 2. The Aircrew Cooling device will provide cooling around the upper torso therefore significantly decreasing heat stress associated with life support equipment layering. 3. Active Noise Reduction earphones reduces and filters excess noise. F-22 design causes high noise levels not associated with current aircraft inventory and cockpit studies indicate noise level inside the cockpit with canopy closed will exceed safe noise limits as defined in AF Occupational Safety Standards. The F-22 was designed with this equipment capability requirement.

PROGRAM ELEMENT: Life Support PE 702833F

ISSUES: The F-22 was designed with this equipment capability requirement. All EMD was paid through the Aircraft SPO. However, no production funds were allocated. Projected pilot population for F-22 program is 805. This funding line will provide initial production for 624 at which time DO/Unit funding will apply.

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MNS Number & Title: N/A ORD Number & Title: N/A

1067 Number & Title: N/A Development Plan Date & Title: N/A

Current CINC IPL: Yes

ACC PEM Name: CMSgt Steve Culbreth PEM Backup Name: Lt Col Dave DRSS, 4-5892 Breedon, SAF/AQPS,
DSN 227-0660



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