Tag: F-15 2040C

Taiwan could soon lease U.S. F-15 air superiority fighters
The island would lease F-15 fighters that still have half of their lifespan remaining and upgrade them with new mission computers and fire control radars Taiwan’s Up Media reported on Mar. 19 that Washington has proposed to lease instead of selling F-15 fighter jets to the island. According to Alert 5 Weblog, the potential deal is a win-win for both parties...
Will Taiwan buy F-15 or F/A-18 fighters to boost its defense capabilities?
Although it is possible that the Lockheed Martin F-35 could be sold to Taiwan, the island might not be able to afford buying the stealth fighter hence it could buy legacy fighters such as F-15s, F/A-18s or more F-16s A recent article by Taiwan’s Up Media says the island is evaluating a plan to buy the Boeing F-15 or F/A-18 not only as...
Israeli Air Force leaning towards buying new F-15s instead of a third F-35 Squadron
The F-15 is capable of striking targets at longer ranges than the F-35 and to carry a heavier payload than the Lightning II A report by Amos Harel on Haaretz says the Israeli Air Force (IAF) is leaning towards buying another batch of F-15s instead of a third F-35 squadron. Chief of Air Force Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin is expected to make the...
New threats faced by Israel have placed the potential purchase of the STOVL variant of the Joint Strike Fighter as a high priority According to Flight Global, Israel is taking a serious look at buying the F-35B short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) variant or an advanced version of the F-15 to replace its fleet of legacy F-15s, the oldest...
Israel selects the F-15IA to supplement its F-35 fleet
The F-15 2040C concept is an evolution of the Silent Eagle proposed to South Korea, with some low-observable improvements but mostly focused on the latest air capabilities and lethality As we have recently reported, Israel would like to place an order with Boeing for a squadron of F-15s. A new advanced variant of the Eagle in fact would be the perfect...