192nd Maintenance Group

The 192nd Maintenance Group mission is to provide combat-ready personnel and aircraft maintenance in support of the 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard. The 192nd MXG strives to maintain the highest degree of readiness in order to deliver combat-focused maintenance to the F-22 Raptor mission upon mobilization.
Headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, the 192nd MXG associates with the regular Air Force in support of 46 F-22’s and provides trained personnel to support state emergency and disaster relief. The unit is comprised of two squadrons and one flight, each assigned to a specific area of expertise: the 192nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the 192nd Maintenance Squadron and the 192nd Maintenance Operations Flight.
The 192nd AMXS consists of crew chiefs, avionics and weapons specialists. Crew chiefs perform on-aircraft maintenance including servicing hydraulics, landing gear, engines, and launch and recovery of the F-22. Avionics specialists maintain the highly advanced systems integrated into the Raptor. These include radar, displays, electronic warfare, communications and sensors. Weapons specialists load, troubleshoot and repair aircraft armament systems.

The 192nd MXS consists of multiple system specialists. Munitions specialists build up, store and deliver all the weapons the F-22 presents to the battlefield. Low observable specialists tirelessly maintain the coatings providing the lethal stealth capabilities of this 5th generation fighter. Propulsion systems specialists maintain the Pratt and Whitney F-119 motors capable of super cruise flight. Non-destructive inspections specialists analyze and utilize advanced techniques to detect issues within the aircraft before mechanical failure occurs.

The 192nd MOF controls maintenance operations and calls for emergency services if required. The plans and scheduling section tracks the hundreds of inspections of components and sub-components. The combination of all these F-22 mechanics, specialists and support sections make the Raptor the premier Air Superiority 5th Generation fighter in the world.

During 2017, the 192nd MXG launched 5,390 sorties for more than 11,525 F-22 hours flown, to include supporting the 27th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Theater Security Package in Southwest Asia.

Additionally, they executed a short-notice generation of six F-22 aircraft to bolster the 5th generation presence in the United States Central Command area of responsibility in July, supporting the fight against ISIS. 192nd MXG also supported readiness exercises including Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and the Weapons System Evaluation Program at Tyndall AFB, Florida. 192nd MXG is comprised of over 400 Airmen.

(current as of March 2018)

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