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Offline shawn a

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F-15 Outboard wing pylons
« on: March 23, 2012, 04:26:32 AM »
Is it time for the USAF to activate the previously unused outer wing stations on our F-15s?
The most recent sale of -15s to Saudi Arabia have those pylons activated to use what looks like 2 AAMs on each one. And their earlier F-15s are being reworked to activate them as well.
This seems like a common-sense solution to reduced numbers of our own aircraft vs increasing numbers of "potential" enemy's airframes.

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Re: F-15 Outboard wing pylons
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2012, 04:31:38 AM »
I think there'a a lot of the things on the new Saudi F-15SA that we should have.  ;)
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Re: F-15 Outboard wing pylons
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2012, 04:42:21 AM »
Yeah, hopefully, St. Louis is getting experience and tooling to do just that to our planes. (At Saudi expense, hopefully)

 



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