F-15SA/QA Strike Eagle

Operator: Saudi Arabia Qatar
Status: Delivered / On Order Approved / On Order
Number: 2 / 82 72
Cost: Part of $29 billion deal $21.1 billion
Acquired: Ordered December 2011; Expected delivery 2016-2019 Approved November 2016
General Specs
Country of origin: United States
Role: Multirole fighter
Manufacturer: Boeing
Introduced: April 1988
Power plant: 2 x General Electric F110-GE-129C
Thrust: 29,400 lbs per engine
Wingspan: 42.8 ft (13 m)
Length: 63.8 ft (19.44 m)
Height: 18.5 ft (5.6 m)
Weight (empty): 37,500 lbs (17,010 kg)
Maximum takeoff weight: 81,000 lbs (36,750 kg)
Fuel Capacity: 35,550 lbs (3 external tanks plus conformal fuel tanks)
Speed: 1,875 mph (Mach 2.5+)
Ceiling: 60,000 ft (18,288 m)
Range: 2,400 miles (3,862.4 km)
Crew: 2
Armament: 11 Hardpoints or 11 tons
Guns 1 x Internally mounted M61A1 Vulcan 6-barrel 20 mm cannon with 540 rounds
Air-to-air AIM-7M Sparrow
AIM-120C AMRAAM
AIM-9X Sidewinder
Air-to-ground AGM-65G Maverick
AGM-84L Harpoon
AGM-84H/K SLAM-ER
AGM-154C JSOW
AGM-88B HARM
MK82 500 lb dumb bomb
MK84 2,000 lb dumb bomb
GBU-10 Paveway II 2,000 lb laser-guided bomb
GBU-12 Paveway II 5,00 lb laser-guided bomb
GBU-24 Paveway III 2,000 lb laser-guided bomb
GBU-31 JDAM 2,000 lb GPS-guided bomb
GBU-38 JDAM 500 lb GPS-guided bomb
GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB)
CBU-105D/B Sensor Fuzed Weapon
Radar/Sensors: APG-63(v)3 AESA radar
LANTIRN navigation and targeting pod system
AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Targeting system
Tiger Eyes infrared search and track system
Countermeasures/ Defenses: Digital Electronic Warfare Systems
AN/AAS-42 Infrared Search and Track system
Misc Systems: Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems
AN/AVS-9 Night Vision Googles
Fly-by-wire control system
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