Backed by Raytheon's commitment to the warfighter, our proven AESA radars are the right choice to take the F-15
confidently into the future.
The fighter drills had been halted since an F-15
crashed into sea about 100 kilometers south of the main island of Okinawa last Wednesday while on a training mission.
The US Air Force's 583 F-15s
use the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) band while airlines use the Very High Frequency (VHF) band.
Air Force F-15
Eagles from the 101st Fighter Squadron, 102nd Fighter Wing, Otis Air National Guard Base (ANGB) Massachusetts were scrambled by NORAD in response to commercial airliners being hijacked and used as weapons to attack the World Trade Center in New York City.
The new F-15
wheel and brake equipment is scheduled to begin deliveries to the U.
The accident led the ASDF to ground all of its F-15
flights except those deemed necessary for national security.
military to halt all F-15
flights until a probe into the cause of the accident is completed, and that the F-15
unit be removed from Okinawa.
A spokesperson for Britannia Airways stated that none of the 234 passengers on board the aircraft had noticed the F-15
because their aircraft had been passing through a cloud at the time.
The effort culminated in a successful flight test of the LAHMP system aboard the F-15
However, it looks like the state Defense Acquisition Program Administration decided that the F-15
did not satisfy the air force's existing needs, especially amidst nuclear threat from North Korea.
We have been a partner on the F-15
for more than 40 years," said Mark Kula, vice president of Tactical Airborne Systems for Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business.
The Air Self-Defense Force will soon resume F-15
fighter training flights as flight safety can now be ensured three weeks after an accident involving an exterior fuel tank grounded the aircraft, ASDF Chief of Staff Gen.
This team identified that over 34 percent of all F-15
Strike Eagle aircraft discrepancies are a result of an electrical problem.
The aircraft, now being flight-tested at Edwards, is intended to replace the F-15
as the Air Force's air superiority fighter.
forces in the prefecture to halt flights of F-15
fighter planes until a probe is completed into Wednesday's crash of an F-15
into the sea while on a training mission off the main island of Okinawa.