F-15E Strike Eagle

F-15E that shot down a Mi-24 helicopter with 2000lb LGB surpasses 15,000 flight hours during combat mission

F-15E that shot down a Mi-24 helicopter with 2000lb LGB surpasses 15,000 flight hours during combat mission

Only F-15E with air-to-air kill surpasses 15,000 flight hours A US Air Force (USAF) F-15E Strike Eagle, tail number #89-0487… Read More

6 days ago

The story of how Eglin AFB created the M129 E3 “Cookie Bomb” (a leaflet bomb loaded with Humanitarian Daily Rations for Kosovar refugees)

The Cookie Bomb Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) in Florida played a critical role in providing humanitarian aid during the… Read More

4 months ago

USAF F-15E WSO recalls when he and his pilot shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb during Operation Desert Storm

The F-15E Strike Eagle To meet the US Air Force (USAF) requirement for air-to-ground missions, the F-15E Strike Eagle was developed. It made its… Read More

5 months ago

Coveted Raytheon Trophy awarded to an Air Combat Command F-15E Strike Eagle fighter squadron for the first time

The first Raytheon Trophy awarded to an F-15E Strike Eagle fighter squadron Since 1953, the Raytheon Trophy has been awarded… Read More

8 months ago

For the first time F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bombers (flown by Raytheon Trophy winners) will take part in William Tell Competition

2023 William Tell Competition After a 19-year hiatus, the 2023 William Tell Air-to-Air Competition is scheduled to take place Sep.… Read More

11 months ago

The F-15SE Silent Eagle could have an RCS less than one-fifth of the original F-15 Eagle but it was never built. Here’s why.

The F-15EX Eagle II The F-15EX Eagle II, the most advanced version to date of the iconic F-15 fighter, will… Read More

11 months ago

William Tell is back after 19-year hiatus. Air Force’s version of Top Gun to showcase air-to-air capabilities of USAF, ANG and Reserve F-22, F-35 and F-15 Eagle units.

William Tell competition is back The Air Dominance Center, also known as the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center, at Savannah… Read More

12 months ago

This F-15E Strike Eagle is the first F-15 assigned to RAF Lakenheath to achieve the milestone of 10,000 flight hours

Only 86 of the more than 800 USAF F-15’s have hit 10,000 flight hours. Aircraft 91-0308 is only 1 of… Read More

12 months ago

USAF Wants to Cut F-15E Strike Eagle Fleet in Half by 2028 to Focus on Modernizing

USAF plans to cut more than 100 F-15E fighter bombers The US Air Force (USAF) plans to cut more than… Read More

1 year ago

India’s Tejas, Rafale, Su-30MKI to dogfight against USAF F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bombers in Cope India air exercise

The timing of Cope India with participation of the F-15E is important as the F-15EX is one of the contenders… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the F-15E Strike Eagle that shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb during Operation Desert Storm

During Operation Desert Storm F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487, or “487” for short, from 335th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS, today 335th… Read More

1 year ago

Did you know in 2006 Boeing proposed the F-15 Global Strike Eagle, an unmanned variant of the F-15E for air-launching missiles with the launch vehicle mounted dorsally?

In 2006, Boeing proposed an unmanned variant of the F-15E Strike Eagle, called the F-15 Global Strike Eagle (GSE), for… Read More

1 year ago

Here’s how US Navy F-14As allowed USAF F-15Es to get the most out of their AAQ-28 Litening II pods during Operation Iraqi Freedom

The expertise and professionalism of the Tomcat FAC(A)s allowed Strike Eagle aircrews who worked with them to get the most… Read More

2 years ago

The story of how Israeli Air Force turned its F-15 Air-to-air Fighters into bombers to destroy PLO’s HQ complex in Tunis

The mission would have been not only the longest air strike conducted by Israeli Air Force since Entebbe in 1976,… Read More

2 years ago

USAF F-16 Viper pilot explains why the F-15E Strike Eagle can’t hold a candle to an F-22 Raptor in an up close and personal engagement

‘When fighting the F-22 Raptor, it’s usually everything I can do to stay alive. The F-15EStrike Eagle, by contrast, is… Read More

2 years ago

USAF conducts First F-22 Raptor In-Flight Tests for Aircrew Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Protection

Researchers are evaluating the time it takes to clear the cockpit of a chemical simulant during flight. The US Air… Read More

2 years ago

Cool video shows special painted F-15E Strike Eagle that celebrates 48th Fighter Wing’s 70th anniversary in the Mach Loop

The latest special painted F-15E Strike Eagle of the 48th Fighter Wing honors USAFE’s 80th anniversary, the Air Force’s 75th… Read More

2 years ago