McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle

TypeMultirole fighter, strike fighter
Country of originUnited States
First flight11 December 1986
IntroducedApril 1988
ProducedStill in production
Numbers built>334
Unit costsF-15E: US$31.1 million (flyaway cost, 1998)
F-15K: US$100 million (2006)
Max speedMach 2.5+ (1,650+ mph, 2,660+ km/h)
Max rangeFerry range: 2,400 mi (2,100 nmi, 3,900 km) with conformal fuel tank and three external fuel tanks
Service ceiling: 60,000 ft (18,200 m)
DimensionsLength: 63.8 ft (19.43 m)
Wingspan: 42.8 ft (13.05 m)
Height: 18.5 ft (5.63 m)
Wing area: 608 ft² (56.5 m²)
WeightEmpty weight: 31,700 lb (14,300 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 81,000 lb (36,700 kg)
Powerplant2 x Pratt & Whitney F100-229 afterburning turbofans, 29,000 lbf (129 kN) each
ArmamentGuns: 1× 20 mm (0.787 in) M61 Vulcan 6-barreled gatling cannon, 510 rounds of either M-56 or PGU-28 ammunition
Hardpoints: 2 wing pylons, fuselage pylons, bomb racks on CFTs with a capacity of 23,000 lb (10,400 kg) of external fuel and ordnance
Missiles:

Air-to-air missiles:
4× AIM-9M Sidewinder or 4× AIM-120 AMRAAM, and
4× AIM-7M Sparrow or additional 4× AIM-120 AMRAAM
Air-to-surface missiles:
6× AGM-65 Maverick
AGM-130
AGM-84 Harpoon
AGM-84K SLAM-ER
AGM-154 JSOW
AGM-158 JASSM

Bombs:

B61 nuclear bomb
Mark 82 bomb
Mark 84 bomb
CBU-87 Combined Effects Munition
CBU-89 Gator
CBU-97 Sensor Fuzed Weapon
CBU-103 CEM
CBU-104 Gator
CBU-105 SFW
CBU-107 Passive Attack Weapon
GBU-10 Paveway II
GBU-12 Paveway II
GBU-15
GBU-24 Paveway III
GBU-27 Paveway III
GBU-28
GBU-31 JDAM
GBU-38 JDAM
GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb
GBU-51 Paveway II
GBU-54 Laser JDAM

Others:
up to 3× 600 US gallons (2,300 L) external drop tanks for ferry flight or extended range/loitering time.
OperatorsCurrent operators:
Israel, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United States

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