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F-15 Eagle / Strike Eagle
 
Latest update: September 2017

Company: Boeing Defense (McDonnel Douglas before merger with Boeing).
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.

 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Israel 77       77 0       38     115
Japan 213       213 0 11           202
Qatar     36     0             0
Saudi Arabia 230       168 62 3 2   25     188
Singapore 40       40 0             40
South Korea 61       41 20             41
USA 1.124       1.124 0 133 469 63       459
Total 1.745   36   1.663 82 147 471 63 63     1.045
 
Comment(s):

Israel:

The Israeli Defense Force / Air Force received the following F-15s from the USAF:

F-15A F-15B F-15C F-15D Tot.
23 6   8 37


The F-15Ds were all transferred in September 2016. All aircraft arrived at RAF Lakenheath, UK on September 14.

Japan:

McDonnel Douglas in St. Louis. build two F-15Js and twelve F-15DJs, the other aircraft for the Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JSDAF) F-15J/DJ Eagles were build in license by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

Qatar:


The purchase of 36 F-15QA "Strike" Eagles was announced on June 19, 2017. The contract negotiations with Boeing have to be finalised resulting in a FMS order. Earlier (November 17th, 2016) the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) approved a possible sale of 72 F-15QAs.

Saudi Arabia:

The Royal Saudi Air Force received the following F-15s from the USAF:


F-15A F-15B F-15C F-15D Tot.
  1 20 4 25


84 new F-15SA's which are in the process of being delivered. Around 70 of its F-15S aircraft are to be upgraded to F-15SA. Three have been noted. As they were already delivered as F-15S these are shown as being delivered in the table.

Singapore:

The first batch consisted of 20 aircraft followed by a second order of 12 aircraft. The third batch was comprised of eight aircraft.

United States:

Current overview includes F-15s transferred to NASA.

 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Israel F-15A 19       19 0       23     42
  F-15B 2       2 0       6     8
  F-15C 18       18 0             18
  F-15D 13       13 0       9     22
  F-15I 25       25 0             25
Japan F-15J 165       165 0 9           156
  F-15DJ 48       48 0 2           46
Qatar F-15SE     36     0             0
Saudi Arabia F-15B           0   1   1     0
  F-15C 54       54 0       20     74
  F-15D 20       20 0       4     24
  F-15S 69       69 0 3 1         65
  F-15SA 87       25 62             25
Singapore F-15SG 40       40 0             40
South Korea F-15K 61       41 20             41
USA YF-15A 1       1 0   1         0
  F-15A 363       363 0 46 294 23       0
  F-15B 57       57 0 6 44 7       0
  F-15C 409       409 0 59 116 20       214
  F-15D 58       58 0 7 13 13       25
  F-15E 236       236 0 15 1         220
Total   1.745   36   1.663 82 147 471 63 63     1.045
 
Comment(s):

 
USAF current operators
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft Tailcode AFB State / Country Command
17th WPS 57th WG F-15E WA Nellis AFB New Mexico ACC
44th FS 18th WG F-15C/D ZZ Kadena AB Japan PACAF
67th FS 18th WG F-15C/D ZZ Kadena AB Japan PACAF
114th FS 173rd FW F-15C/D   Kingsley Field / Klamath Falls IAP Oregon ANG
122th FS 159th FW F-15C/D JZ New Orleans JRB Louisiana ANG
123rd FS 142nd FW F-15C/D   Portland IAP Oregon ANG
131st FS 104th FW F-15C/D MA Westfield Massachusetts ANG
159th FS 125th FW F-15C/D   Jacksonville FL Florida ANG
194th FS 144th FW F-15C/D   Fresno ANGB California ANG
333rd FS 4th FW F-15E SJ Seymour Johnson AFB South Carolina ACC
334th FS 4th FW F-15E SJ Seymour Johnson AFB South Carolina ACC
335th FS 4th FW F-15E SJ Seymour Johnson AFB South Carolina ACC
336th FS 4th FW F-15E SJ Seymour Johnson AFB South Carolina ACC
389th FS 366th FW F-15E MO Mountain Home AFB Idaho ACC
391st FS 366th FW F-15E MO Mountain Home AFB Idaho ACC
428th FS 366th FW F-15SG MO Mountain Home AFB Idaho ACC
492th FS 48th FW F-15E LN RAF Lakenheath United Kingdom USAFE
493rd FS 48th FW F-15C/D LN RAF Lakenheath United Kingdom USAFE
494th FS 48th FW F-15E LN RAF Lakenheath United Kingdom USAFE
 
Current operators
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft Tailcode AFB State / Country Command
69 Sqn   F-15I   Hatzerim Israel  
106 Sqn   F-15B/C/D   Tel Nof Israel  
133 Sqn   F-15B/C/D   Tel Nof Israel  
FTC   F-15I   Tel Nof Israel  
23 Hikotai ATG F-15J/DJ   Nyutabaru Japan  
201 Hikotai 2 Kokudan F-15J/DJ   Chitose Japan  
203 Hikotai 2 Kokudan F-15J/DJ   Chitose Japan  
204 Hikotai 9 Kokudan F-15J/DJ   Naha Japan  
303 Hikotai 6 Kokudan F-15J/DJ   Komatsu Japan  
304 Hikotai 9 Kokudan F-15J/DJ   Naha Japan  
305 Hikotai 9 Kokudan F-15J/DJ   Nyutabaru Japan  
306 Hikotai 6 Kokudan F-15J/DJ   Komatsu Japan  
ADTC   F-15J/DJ   Gifu Japan  
Aggressor Gr.   F-15J/DJ   Komatsu Japan  
2 Sqdn 7 Wing F-15C/D   King Faisal AB Saudi Arabia  
5 Sqdn 2 Wing F-15C/D   King Fahd AB Saudi Arabia  
6 Sqdn 5 Wing F-15S   King Khalid AB Saudi Arabia  
13 Sqn 3 Wing F-15C/D   King Abdullah Aziz AB Saudi Arabia  
34 Sqdn 2 Wing F-15C/D   King Fahd AB Saudi Arabia  
55 Sqdn 5 Wing F-15S   King Khalid AB Saudi Arabia  
92 Sqn 3 Wing F-15S   King Abdullah Aziz AB Saudi Arabia  
149 Sqn   F-15SG   Paya Lebar Singapore  
152 Sqn   F-15SG   Paya Lebar Singapore  
428th FS 366th FW F-15SG MO Mountain Home AFB Singapore  
102 FS   F-15K   Daegu AB South Korea  
122 FS   F-15K   Daegu AB South Korea  
151 FS   F-15K   Daegu AB South Korea  
 
Photo gallery
 
     
204 Hikotai Eagle leaving the boom of an 
USAF KC-135R during Cope Thunder 2004.
67th FS Eagles alongside an USAF KC-135R during Cope Thunder 2004.
     
     
204 Hikotai F-15J (then based at Hyakuri) during Cope Thunder 2004 Elmendorf AFB, AK. 303 Hikotai F-15J returning on approach to its homebase Komatsu in 2008.

305 Hikotai F-15J (then based at Hyakuri) during Cope Thunder 2004 Elmendorf AFB, AK.
     
303 Hikotai F-15DJ returning on approach to its homebase Komatsu in 2008.
Royal Saudi Air Force F-15C from 2 squadron during an exercise at Nancy in 2014. 44th FS F-15C departing Elmendorf AFB during Cope Thunder 2004.
     
     
67th FS FS F-15C taxiing for departure at Elmendorf AFB during Cope Thunder 2004. 122nd FS F-15C returning from the first Frisian Flag 2017 mission, Leeuwarden March 27, 2017. 123rd FS F-15D departing Leeuwarden during a Frisian Flag mission in 2015.

     
     
131st FS Eagle departing on a Frisian Flag mission at Leeuwarden in 2016. 159th FS F-15C during its first Frisian Flag participation in 2015. 194th FS also took part in Frisian Flag 2016.
     
   
492nd FS F-15E Strike Eagle returning at RAF Lakenheath in 2010. 493rd FS F-15C Eagle returning at RAF Lakenheath in 2010. 494th FS F-15E Strike Eagle returning to Volkel during an exercise in 2016.
 
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