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The F-15 system entered service with the United States Air Force in 1979 and was quick to position itself was the best fighter platform in the world. The system first saw combat in Israeli hands when Israeli F-15's shot down Soviet-produced MiG-21 “Fishbed” fighters piloted by Syrian forces. Since then, the system has been introduced in a variety of limited flavors including a trainer conversion model and the improved Strike Eagle variant.
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*General Characteristics
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**Length - 19.44 m
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**Height - 5.64 m
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**Wingspan - 13.04 m
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*Armament
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**1 x M61A1 20mm Cannon
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**4 x AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missiles
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**2 x AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles
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**2 x AIM-120 Amraam air-to-air missiles
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**GBU-10 Laser-Guided Bombs
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**GBU-12 Laser-Guided Bombs
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**GBU-24 Laser-Guided Bombs
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**GBU-15 Electro-Optically Guided Bombs
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**AGM-130 Powered Bombs
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**GBU-31 [[JDAM]]
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**GBU-32 [[JDAM]]
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**JSOW Conventional Bombs
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**Cluster Munitions
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**B51 Nuclear Bombs
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**B61 Nuclear Bombs
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**AGM-88 HARM anti-radiation missiles
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**AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface missiles
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**Up to 16,000 lbs of various ordnance
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**Maximum Range - 600 miles
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**Service Ceiling - 62,900 ft.

Revision as of 01:28, 14 November 2007

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F-15 Eagle
Type Fighter Aircraft
Manufacturer McDonnell, Douglas/Boeing.
Status Active
Max Speed 1,650 mph

The F-15 system entered service with the United States Air Force in 1979 and was quick to position itself was the best fighter platform in the world. The system first saw combat in Israeli hands when Israeli F-15's shot down Soviet-produced MiG-21 “Fishbed” fighters piloted by Syrian forces. Since then, the system has been introduced in a variety of limited flavors including a trainer conversion model and the improved Strike Eagle variant.

  • General Characteristics
    • Length - 19.44 m
    • Height - 5.64 m
    • Wingspan - 13.04 m
  • Armament
    • 1 x M61A1 20mm Cannon
    • 4 x AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missiles
    • 2 x AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles
    • 2 x AIM-120 Amraam air-to-air missiles
    • GBU-10 Laser-Guided Bombs
    • GBU-12 Laser-Guided Bombs
    • GBU-24 Laser-Guided Bombs
    • GBU-15 Electro-Optically Guided Bombs
    • AGM-130 Powered Bombs
    • GBU-31 JDAM
    • GBU-32 JDAM
    • JSOW Conventional Bombs
    • Cluster Munitions
    • B51 Nuclear Bombs
    • B61 Nuclear Bombs
    • AGM-88 HARM anti-radiation missiles
    • AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface missiles
    • Up to 16,000 lbs of various ordnance
    • Maximum Range - 600 miles
    • Service Ceiling - 62,900 ft.