Israel to purchase new F-15IA
- November 22, 2018
The Israeli Air Force decided to purchase new F-15IA.
According to an official announcement, The purchase has already been approved by the government. The first of the aircraft will arrive in Israel as soon as 2023.
The twin-engine F-15 can carry 13 tons of ammunition as well as its long range.
The total cost of the project will be 3.8 billion dollars. The F-15IAs will have systems such as AESA radar, digital electronic warfare suite, special mission computer as with the Silent Eagle models.
Israel is also working to increase the order of F-35. According to the latest plan, it is planned to increase the fleet of 35 units to 70 planes.