Boeing releases concept images of its new Advanced Eagle fighter aircraft

CHICAGO, Ill., - U.S. aerospace giant Boeing has released concept images depicting the new F-15EX Advanced Eagle fighter aircraft. Boeing launches a new update for the website as part of the promotional activities of its new upgraded version of the F-15EX fighter jet, commonly known as Strike Eagle on Steroids. With new concept images, Boeing reveals additional details of new fighter jet purpose-built for the U.S. Air Force, reports Defence Blog.

Apr 16th, 2019
Boeing releases concept images of its new Advanced Eagle fighter aircraft
Boeing releases concept images of its new Advanced Eagle fighter aircraft
CHICAGO, Ill., - U.S. aerospace giant Boeing has released concept images depicting the new F-15EX Advanced Eagle fighter aircraft. Boeing launches a new update for the website as part of the promotional activities of its new upgraded version of the F-15EX fighter jet, commonly known as Strike Eagle on Steroids. With new concept images, Boeing reveals additional details of new fighter jet purpose-built for the U.S. Air Force, reports Defence Blog.

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April 16, 2019-According to Boeing, its F-15EX utilizes more than $5 billion in technology upgrades to the decades-old fighter to keep the aging design contemporary at a low cost.

"In support of the National Defense Strategy, the United States Air Force must purchase an additional 24 combat aircraft per year. F-15EX is the only way to rapidly and affordable meet the Air Force’s critical requirements," Boeing wrote in its release regarding the F-15EX concept art. "Boeing’s F-15EX is the most cost-effective, ready, advanced solution to meet U.S. Air Force capacity requirements and add capability to the fleet. Driven by Boeing’s active production line, the next-generation jet enables pilots and mechanics to transition in a matter of days as opposed to years while delivering unmatched total life cycle costs."

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
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