US deploys stealth F-22 Raptors at Saudi Prince Sultan air base

Washington moved forward with its plan to ramp up its military force in Saudi Arabia with the arrival this week of stealth F-22 Raptors at the Prince Sultan Air Base 80km south of Riyadh. This is the first time that those aircraft have been deployed to the oil kingdom. The Trump administration is also committed to send another 3,000 US troops to Saudi Arabia. DEBKAfile: Some of them are part of the contingents being withdrawn with sensitive equipment from the Al-Udeid base since the US CENTCOM judged this base in Qatar to be within easy range of Iranian cruise missiles.

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16 thoughts on “US deploys stealth F-22 Raptors at Saudi Prince Sultan air base

  • Oct 25, 2019 @ 14:01 at 14:01
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    Yeah we are very afraid of those Iranian cruise missiles.It”s very quiet lately regarding attacks / incidents by Iran ( we didn”t do it .. ) how come ? what about sanctions / nuclear deal ??

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  • Oct 25, 2019 @ 15:23 at 15:23
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    Buahahahahaaaa … are those of the same quality as the air defense systems Saudis got?? Can they fly? Maybe??

    US is a laughing stock under Don The Con. Only a new President can begin o change that!

    Good luck to the Saudis!

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    • Oct 25, 2019 @ 16:59 at 16:59
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      Anonymous, if you were not a miserable coward, you would use your name and not hide behind anonymity.

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      • Oct 26, 2019 @ 8:06 at 8:06
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        Laugh if you like, but guess who Iran’s Second Strike target is?

        I’ll give you a hint: It starts with an “I”, has six letters and ends in “L”

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  • Oct 25, 2019 @ 16:01 at 16:01
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    If the US is such a laughing stock, . . . why don’t you and your forces just overwhelm them . . . take over Washington DC . . . and become the US emperor??? Yeah . . . I thought so . . . your skills are only Xbox level . . . you have no experience . . . and live in your mother’s basement between the dryer and washer. Go chew another Tide pod.

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  • Oct 25, 2019 @ 17:16 at 17:16
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    With reenforcement of the Kurdish region, and now this….. something must be cooking in the “kitchen”

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    • Oct 26, 2019 @ 20:47 at 20:47
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      @HRaza… The Oil Money Is Being Given To The Kurds While Iran Can’t Fund Shiia In Lebanon, Iraq, & Yemen, Oil Money Now being Used Against Iran While Denied To Proxies! Kurds Happy & Riots In Shiia Mideast!

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  • Oct 26, 2019 @ 3:37 at 3:37
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    the winds of war the USAF along with the 2nd best trained IAF and second rate saudi f15s pilots expect a multiple air mission on irans electric grids, water, nuke sites, navy army bases .

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  • Oct 26, 2019 @ 20:42 at 20:42
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    First, 2000 USA Troops, now Stealth Raptors, Starting to Smell Like A Counter Offensive In The Works?

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  • Oct 26, 2019 @ 22:32 at 22:32
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    Makes sense to fid out if F-22 will work in real time , real place and real equipment. Just depends who is operating AA stuff. Russians made a mess in Hanoi and Korea. Locals can’t hit them selves.

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  • Oct 27, 2019 @ 6:34 at 6:34
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    The US withdrawal/chaos let by the lying orange carrot/traitor conman continues… Sad to see the US has turned into a hired gun and cheap hooker.

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