American plane-maker Boeing has launched a new video displaying its latest F-15EX fighter jet with its official U.S. Air Force livery.
As famous by the corporate, U.S. AirForce take a look at pilots take to the skies for the primary time within the F-15EX superior fighter plane.
“The recent flight paves the way for delivery,” mentioned the aerospace big.
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The new F-15EX, generally often known as Strike Eagle on Steroids, is the most recent model of the world-famous F-15 Eagle fighter jet. The new fighter can be geared up with higher avionics and radars and would carry greater than two dozen air-to-air missiles.
The F-15EX carries extra weapons than every other fighter in its class and might launch hypersonic weapons as much as 22 toes lengthy and weighing as much as 7,000 kilos.
Pilots and mechanics presently working the F-15 anticipate transitioning to the F-15EX in a matter of days versus years.
The Air Force positioned its first order for the F-15EX in July 2020, awarding a contract for the primary lot of eight jets with a worth to not exceed about $1.2 billion. The total program has a ceiling worth of $23 billion.
Boeing says that future plans name for as many as 144 plane.
Watch as @USAirForce take a look at pilots take to the skies for the primary time within the #F15EX, with its official U.S. Air Force livery. The latest flight paves the way in which for supply. pic.twitter.com/smPvUXIiNf
— Boeing Defense (@BoeingDefense) March 3, 2021