Thursday, November 5, 2015

(En - 05 Nov 2015 - News) Israel reportedly seeking to acquire stealth version of F-15


Foreign media reports: As part of "compensation package" of military aid U.S. is set to offer Israel in wake of Iran nuclear deal, Israel wants to receive F-15SE Silent Eagle • Israeli officials decline to confirm reports.

Within the framework of talks over the "compensation package" of military aid the U.S. is set to offer Israel in the wake of the Iran nuclear deal, Israel has, according to foreign reports, asked to receive the stealth version of the F-15 fighter plane, the F-15SE Silent Eagle.

This request by Israel was reported by a number of foreign media outlets, including Flightglobal.com. Israeli officials declined to confirm the reports.

The F-15SE was meant to be Boeing's answer to Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter plane, but Boeing has as yet not found a buyer for it.