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This category is about the F-15S, the Saudi Arabian version of the mighty Strike Eagle.



F-15S Development Print E-mail
(5 votes, average 4.40 out of 5)
Written by Sabc   

The F-15S was born in the wake of the Gulf War when Saudi Arabia initiated a series of significant aircraft purchases. After passing numerous hurdles raised by the US Congress, the aicraft was finally authorized to be sold to the Middle-East. A slightly degraded version of the Strike Eagle, the F-15S was the biggest US military hardware sale to date.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 April 2012
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F-15S Differences Print E-mail
(3 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)
Written by Sabc   

The F-15S (the Saudi Strike Eagle) is a slightly degraded version of the Strike Eagle. Although a very capable air-to-air and air-to-ground platform, it lacks those cutting edge avionics and weaponry which make the Strike Eagle a world class strike fighter. The deliberate degradation of the jet's capabilities can be vitnessed in most of the important aircraft systems.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2011
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