Boeing to Provide Up to 144 F-15EX Jets to Support Air Force’s F-15 Fleet Written 9 April 2021


Maiden flight of the U.S. Air Force's F-15EX, February 2, 2021.| Credit: Boeing/Eric Shindelbower; USAF; Public Domain

ExecutiveGov reports that The Boeing Company “will provide a maximum of 144 F-15EX Eagle II jets to support the Air Force’s efforts to increase the F-15 fleet’s readiness capacity and replace the F-15C/D variants, the service said Wednesday.” The jet was unveiled Wednesday by Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson, military deputy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. The “first formal training unit for F-15EX will operate under the 173rd Fighter Wing at the Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base in Oregon by 2024.”
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