Boeing F-15SG Strike Eagle

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The Boeing F-15SG Strike Eagle (formerly F-15T) is a Singaporean variant of the McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle that entered service in the early 2010s. It was ordered by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) after a seven-year evaluation period involving five other fighter aircraft under consideration. The F-15SG was chosen on September 6th 2005 over the Dassault Rafale, the only other remaining aircraft in contention. An order for twelve F-15SG fighters was placed in December 2005. The F-15F designation was also reserved for the RSAF.

On August 22nd 2005, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified US Congress about a potential Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of weapons, logistics and training in the event that the Boeing F-15 was selected by Singapore. The package's options include AIM-120C and AIM-9X missiles; GBU-38 JDAM and AGM-154 JSOW air-to-ground weapons, Night Vision Goggles and Link 16 terminals. Two General Electric F110 engines, with 29,400 lbf (131 kN) of thrust each, power the F-15SG.

The Singapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on October 22nd 2007, exercised the option to purchase eight more F-15SG fighters which was part of the original contract. Four more F-15SGs were ordered to increase the order total to twenty-four fighters.

The first F-15SG was rolled out on November 3rd 2008. Deliveries of F-15SG aircraft began in 2009 with all twenty-four declared operationally ready in September 2013. Additional aircraft were ordered including eight in 2010 and eight in 2014 for a total of forty F-15SGs as of 2018.

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