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Air Force to Buy Boeing F-15EX Fighter Jets in Aircraft Fleet Modernization Push; Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson Quoted

F-15EX Eagle II

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a new Boeing-built fighter jet to help the service branch meet its capacity goals while providing operational and developmental testing opportunities for USAF aircraft. The first formal training unit for F-15EX will operate under the 173rd Fighter Wing at the Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base in Oregon by 2024. 

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Eglin AFB Begins Preparations for F-15EX Aircraft Tests

F-15EX Aircraft

The Eglin Air Force Base has started preparations for the F-15EX fighter aircraft's developmental and operational tests in 2021. The Operational Flight Program Combined Test Force will handle planning and provisioning efforts for the tests. 

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