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A U.S. Bombing Mission Over Serbia Turns Into a Nightmare

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The F-117 Nighthawk is the ultimate stealth fighter, virtually undetectable to radar. But on a bombing raid over Belgrade in 1999, Colonel Dale Zelko is shocked to see two missiles locked in on his plane.

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In modern warfare, those who remain hidden in the skies gain a clear advantage, and there is no spy plane as undetectable as the F-22 Raptor. Get the inside story of how this war machine became the Air Force's premier stealth fighter, from taking on ISIS over the skies of Syria to chasing mysterious bombers over the Alaskan border. Combat footage of the F-22 and its predecessors plus interviews with pilots provide a rare look at this fast, powerful, and sneaky warrior.

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