Boeing pushes F-15 Silent Eagle

Posted on by on February 15th, 2012 | Comments Off

Boeing pushes the F-15 Silent Eagle. Boeing is poised to launch a new series of ground, windtunnel and flight tests on several key features of the F-15 Silent Eagle proposed for South Korea’s competitive F-X III contract.

Windtunnel tests will start by March or April on a scale model of the F-15SE with conformal weapons bays, said Howard Berry, Boeing vice-president for sales. The weapons bays, which are modified conformal fuel tanks, allow the F-15 to store weapons internally and lower the aircraft’s profile to radars.

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