How Alaska became a fifth-gen fighter hotspot

Alaska now boasts the highest concentration of fifth-generation fighters anywhere in the world. Rich Cooper reports on how the US protects the most strategic place on Earth. Frank Crebas took the stunning imagery

The walls of US Congress echoed to the words of Gen Billy Mitchell in 1935. “Whoever holds Alaska, will hold the world,” he asserted. Those words are as true today as they were then.

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