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Friday, May 3, 2013

Boeing Unveils Saudi Air Force's F-15SA

Boeing announced the roll-out of the F-15 Saudi Advanced (F-15SA) on Tuesday, its latest F-15 variant built for the Royal Saudi Air Force. 
Flight testing of the F-15SA began this year. The United States is looking to use the aircraft to improve the military capabilities of Saudi Arabia.
"The F-15SA will enhance the national security objectives of both the United States and the Kingdom with improved interoperability and common training and support well into the 21st century," said Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore, the U.S. Air Force's decision authority for the F-15SA program.  

Saudi Arabia committed to purchasing 84 F-15SAs in 2011. 

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