During early morning operations Bomb Wing Missouri Air National Guard mantainers service a Stealth at Whiteman Air Force Base Mo. The BW has recently been certified to conduct nuclear missions upon completion of their initial nuclear surety inspection.
The Pratt & Whitney gas turbine turbofan engine with afterburner, used by the Raptor fighter jets. The photo is showing the 2 extreme vectoring cases, a special technique, called the Thrust Vector Control. At the rear of a jet engine, a.