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Old 04-06-2017, 10:43 PM
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Default F-15C Showing Signs of Age

The US Air Force is contemplating an early retirement for the F-15C: in the mid-2020s rather than after 2040 as previously planned.
http://www.military.com/daily-news/2...mid-2020s.html

At issue is the unexpected, steep cost of overhauling the airframes, in addition to the electronics. To continue use past the mid 2020s, each airframe will cost $30-40 million.

Israel's F-15Cs have similarly seen heavy use, and some F-15As are already being retired from Israel's inventory.
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