Will Israel follow US Air Force and buy new advanced F-15 fighter jets? – Israel News – Jerusalem Post

The United States Air Force is set to request funds to purchase new advanced F-15X fighter jets from defense giant Boeing along with Lockheed Martin’s stealth F-35 fighter jets, a similar make-up to what the Israeli Air Force is leaning towards.According to a report by Bloomberg, the USAF is set to request funds to purchase eight F-15X in the fiscal 2020 budget, the first of a potential 80 jets to be purchased over the next five years to make a total of three squadrons of 24 planes each with eight spares.

Source: Will Israel follow US Air Force and buy new advanced F-15 fighter jets? – Israel News – Jerusalem Post

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