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F-22s deploy to Qatar for the first time

A photo of an F-22 landing.

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor arrives at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 27, 2019. These aircraft are deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nichelle Anderson) This image was edited for security purposes.

A photo of an F-22 landing.

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor arrives at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 27, 2019. These aircraft are deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Gardner) This image was edited for security purposes.

A photo of an F-22 taxiing down a runway.

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor arrives at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 27, 2019. These aircraft are deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nichelle Anderson) This image was edited for security purposes.

A photo of F-22s taxiing on a runway.

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors arrive at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 27, 2019. These aircraft are deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nichelle Anderson) This image was edited for security purposes.

A photo of F-22s taxiing down a runway.

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors arrive at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 27, 2019. These aircraft are deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nichelle Anderson)

A photo of F-22s in formation.

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors fly in formation as they prepare to land at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 27, 2019. These aircraft are deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Gardner)

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor arrives at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 27, 2019. These aircraft are deployed to Qatar for the first time in order to defend American forces and interests in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nichelle Anderson)