Posts Tagged F-15

“The F-35 Is A Turkey” Says Designer Of The F-15

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Marines rescue downed pilot in Libya

From: Marine Corp Times

The pilot of a downed Air Force F-15 Strike Eagle fighter jet in Libya was reportedly rescued by Marines in an MV-22 Osprey, media reports said.

The jet crashed late Monday after two crew members safely ejected, U.S. Africa Command said in a statement. The aircraft, based out of RAF Lakenheath, England, was flying out of Aviano Air Base, Italy, in support of a no-fly zone approved by the U.N.


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US confirms $60 billion Saudi arms deal

“The United States plans to sell up to $60bn worth of military aircraft to Saudi Arabia, the US state department has announced, the largest US arms sale ever.

The sale, which had been expected, includes 84 Boeing F-15 fighter jets and 70 upgrades of existing Saudi F-15s.

It also includes 70 of Boeing’s Apache attack helicopters and 36 AH-6M Little Birds, lightweight helicopters often used in special operations.”

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U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle Over Afghanistan

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 335th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, conducts operations over eastern Afghanistan, Nov. 26. Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Keller

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