Although the full Senate voted—58 to 40—to kill funding in the 2010 defense policy bill for additional F-22 Raptors, the issue is far from decided. The House, in its version of the policy bill, did support additional Raptors, so the difference will play out during conference negotiations. Here, an F-22 from the 90th Fighter Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska flies over Guam during a training mission April 15, 2009. The 90th completed a three-month deployment to Andersen Air Force Base as part of a theater security package for the Pacific region.
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