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Israeli Air Force modernizes F-15D fighters from the USA

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The Israeli Air Forces are upgrading the F-9D 15 aircraft received from the US Air Force surpluses - all of them previously served in the Air Forces of the US National Guard, reports oleggranovsky.livejournal.com with reference to the Air Force website.


Israeli Air Force modernizes F-15D fighters from the USA


At the initial stage, the 4 two-seaters will be upgraded, the first one will go into service at the beginning of 2018. Then the rest of the 5 will go through the same process, they will be replaced by the same number of single-seat F-15.



“The modernization process is quite laborious, including" mapping the aircraft ", disassembling it to the skeleton level, removing the American systems and installing the Israeli ones. The 85% of works on the first plane have already been completed, after its commissioning, the modernization of the second one will begin. 170 days are working on each fighter, i.e. about half a year, while usually similar projects took two years. And this is despite the fact that changes in the aircraft systems that the Israeli F-15 has undergone over the years 30, ”the material says.



After completion of the work and ground verification of all systems, the flight tests of the first fighter will begin in the squadron of the Air Force Test Flight Center (MANAT). The first flight is scheduled for January 2018. The aircraft must be commissioned by the 106 Squadron (“Ha-Hanit Move”).
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  1. NEXUS
    NEXUS 19 December 2017 13: 58
    +4
    As they say, they gave it away as unnecessary ... it would be interesting to compare the mattress F-15s with the Israeli ones after modernization.
    1. Alexander 3
      Alexander 3 19 December 2017 14: 05
      +1
      So I think it will be another plane, only the engine and glider are the same, but this is a lag at this level.
      1. NIKNN
        NIKNN 19 December 2017 14: 18
        +7
        Quote: Alexander 3
        So I think it will be another plane, only the engine and glider are the same, but this is a lag at this level.

        Tuning is a thing, body kit under the F-22 or under the F-35 hang? ... smile

        A joke, but they know how. And they put their main thing, an important matter, at least there will be no viruses in electronics ...
        1. Jedi
          Jedi 19 December 2017 14: 24
          13
          Nicholas hi Jokes are jokes, but the expectation of a constant blow from the neighbors brings up serious professionalism in ensuring our own security. yes
          1. NIKNN
            NIKNN 19 December 2017 15: 15
            +5
            Quote: Jedi
            Nicholas hi Jokes are jokes, but the expectation of a constant blow from the neighbors brings up serious professionalism in ensuring our own security. yes

            This is unconditional. They can get more out of aircraft than the developers laid down on it. Take at least their “Mirage”, at least its continuation, “Kfir”. Nothing but respect does not cause .. smile And electronics with shtatovsky software, so anyway you need to change, if not quite a woodpecker ... request
            1. Jedi
              Jedi 19 December 2017 17: 32
              +5
              Although I’m far from aviation, I read something about the Mirage and Kfir ... wink
        2. Vladimir16
          Vladimir16 19 December 2017 14: 27
          +3
          If instead of the Jews it was written about the Chinese, many would have rushed to write about theft by the Chinese technology.
          But here about the Jews. Jews can laughing They do not steal, they do lol
          The modernization process is quite time-consuming, including "mapping the aircraft", disassembling it to the skeleton level, removing American systems and installing Israeli ones.
          1. voyaka uh
            voyaka uh 19 December 2017 15: 08
            10
            F-16 and F-15 are delivered to Israel with a fully open
            technology, all documents and files, software.
            So there’s nothing to steal.
            1. Lord of the Sith
              Lord of the Sith 19 December 2017 18: 37
              +2
              F-15 and F-16 are great aircraft. But the F-35, I am sarcastic, even with Israeli electronics.
              1. voyaka uh
                voyaka uh 19 December 2017 21: 22
                +4
                The F-16, when it appeared, was treated with even greater sarcasm than today is the F-35. As soon as the F-16 is not cursed! And there were reasons: dozens of aircraft were lost during training in different countries. And the pilots died.
                "Aircraft-computer with complex piloting", etc. Gradually appreciated.
              2. dvvv
                dvvv 19 December 2017 22: 55
                +1
                and what is Israeli electronics? What Israel has its own production of electronic components and its circuitry? Of course, there are enough programmers there and they are able to reflash, and probably better than the original, but to rock the boat against Amer production, which the whole world plows ... Although the same people rule in America and Israel)
                1. voyaka uh
                  voyaka uh 20 December 2017 00: 01
                  0
                  "That Israel has its own production of electronic components and its circuitry" ////

                  Yes, it has. We have two dozen of our own manufacturers of various chips. Not to mention the Intel factories that produce chips developed at the Intel Science Center.
                2. voyaka uh
                  voyaka uh 20 December 2017 00: 33
                  +1

                  Here are developing popular Intel processors
                  1. insular
                    insular 20 December 2017 02: 24
                    +2
                    Quote: voyaka uh
                    Here are developing popular Intel processors

                    Do you keep absolutely people for idiots?
                    In Russia there are as many as three (!) Intel R&D centers in Moscow, Novosibirsk and Nizhny Novgorod. And the Department of Intel microprocessor technology at MIPT
                    And what does this have to say? And the fact that Intel processors (not Intel) is being developed in Russia, and not in Israel. wassat laughing
                    1. stone
                      stone 20 December 2017 08: 10
                      +2
                      This should say that in little Israel there are already 4 (!!) research centers:
                      is the oldest (opened in 1974) in Haifa, in Jerusalem, in Petah Tikva and in Yakum. In addition, there is already a factory for the production of processors using 22-nm technology. Well, in little Israel, more than all Intel employees outside the United States are employed.
      2. Shironay
        Shironay 19 December 2017 20: 26
        +1
        To ensure air defense and air superiority over the MIG-29, SU-27 and the Arab versions of the F-15 and F-16, this machine is enough with the head. In addition, we love double versions, ours even tried to agree with Lockheed Martin on the development of a double version of the F-35
      3. dcvdv
        dcvdv 20 December 2017 01: 26
        +1
        Defense Minister Aaigdor Lieberman arrived today at the headquarters of the Gaza Territorial Division with an explanatory mission to meet with local government leaders in the West Negev.

        He told the mayors that rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip in the past week and a half are “reckoning” for Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem, but stressed that “Israel is willing to pay any price for recognizing Jerusalem as its capital.”

        “It was clear to us that we would have to pay for it, but now it’s important to strengthen Jerusalem,” Lieberman said. - The US Declaration puts an end to the difficult struggle that we waged for many years: Jerusalem is the capital, which cannot be negotiated. This is a historic decision by the President of the United States, and we must affirm this topic both domestically and abroad. ”

        “The US understands what is happening in the Middle East. They understand that the cause of what is happening is not the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but Iranian expansion and Islamic extremism. And it has a price. Israel is ready [for war] more than ever in the past. And Hamas understands this very well. ”

        Lieberman reiterated that Israel “will not tolerate any single missile attacks” (“scattering”, as such rare shellings in Hebrew are called) and reassured the residents of the Negev that Hamas was arresting members of Salafi groups that allegedly carry out shelling of Israel.

        In the last day there was no shelling, which the Minister of Defense drew attention to.

        The Egyptian government newspaper Al-Ahbar reported today that Cairo demanded that Hamas put an end to Israeli shelling. To this, the terrorist organization replied that it was no longer responsible for the state of affairs in the enclave, since power in it passed to the Palestinian government in Ramallah.
    2. Jedi
      Jedi 19 December 2017 14: 09
      +9
      Quote: NEXUS
      It would be interesting to compare the mattress F-15 with the Israeli after modernization.

      For some reason, I think that the comparison will not be in favor of the American.
      1. NEXUS
        NEXUS 19 December 2017 14: 14
        +5
        Quote: Jedi
        For some reason, I think that the comparison will not be in favor of the American.

        Here I am about the same ...
  2. Topotun
    Topotun 19 December 2017 14: 43
    +4
    Why not? It is quite decent cars, with normal modernization, perhaps they will not yield to the vaunted F-35. Israel even offered the upgrade of the Mig-21 .... And it seems that there was also potential.
    1. Gonchar
      Gonchar 19 December 2017 19: 14
      0
      Quote: Topotun
      not give way to the vaunted F-35
      What will not yield?
    2. dcvdv
      dcvdv 20 December 2017 01: 29
      0
      of course inferior to f35 but a good workhorse and the Israelis will bring it to mind so that it will fly another hundred years
  3. Kent0001
    Kent0001 19 December 2017 22: 12
    0
    ..... judging by the pictures, plywood is sewn.
  4. dvvv
    dvvv 19 December 2017 22: 45
    +1
    I don’t know how everything is discussed there, but without the consent of the manufacturer it is impossible to make changes to the design of the aircraft. And here the cunning Israelis remake every Amer’s thing. Question? How and why? How effective is this alteration that the manufacturer himself does not know how? And why Americans do not ask the wise Israelis for a license to buy their resins for remaking? I think here is just a legalized cut and nothing more! Of course, the eugays have been disassembling and collecting for half a year what flies so well ... Cut it and nothing more
    1. Shahno
      Shahno 19 December 2017 22: 58
      +2
      Not as it does not make a reservation. If you look at the passports of Lockheed board members, you will find the answer. No one has canceled the additional agreement.
    2. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 20 December 2017 00: 04
      +1
      Because such alterations are mutually beneficial. The Americans are revealing their technology to us, in return they receive Israeli patents. Saws - this is your tradition.
      1. insular
        insular 20 December 2017 02: 43
        +1
        Quote: voyaka uh
        Saws - this is your tradition.

        No, really. We successfully adopt this tradition from you and your meager friends. Don't downplay your merits wassat laughing
      2. dvvv
        dvvv 20 December 2017 21: 08
        0
        Quote: voyaka uh
        Because such alterations are mutually beneficial. Saws - this is your tradition.

        Right! Vovka! This is your tradition and saw and saw .... and it is mutually beneficial))) Read Emil Zola .. to understand your essence)
    3. abc_alex
      abc_alex 20 December 2017 03: 40
      +1
      F-15 modification "D" was adopted in 1979. As I understand it, airplanes are transferred as part of military assistance, that is, for nothing. And what, in your opinion, are thrice sitting in Israel to adopt such a rarity, and even without the possibility of modernization?

      Do you want to know why this is the USA? Judge for yourselves, they give in fact illiquid assets at the expense of helping an ally, who could demand something necessary. They do not care about the compliance of illiquid assets with modern requirements. But they get contracts for spare parts and weapons. Well and advertising, of course.

      And the Israelis, as I understand it, simply carry out forced modernization. Well, you can’t fly on airplanes with equipment almost 40 years ago. The United States does not need any license from them, they are not going to extend the term of use of the F-15, and if they fail with Lightning, they have their own modification of the F-15SE.

      Israelis do not improve the modern US plane. They restore illiquid to airworthiness. It's not about cutting. The fact is, everyone gets what they want. The US uses illiquid assets, and the Israelis get a good plane and load their plants. Mutually beneficial.
  5. dvvv
    dvvv 20 December 2017 21: 05
    0
    I think when our beloved eugays left us, although they refused to go to hell, they left their technology to cut the dough with us, they took copies with them) In Izgayil they saw one loot, and then they saw in the USA on the same topic ... I’m not sure that in Russia they don’t cut loot on the same topic) They are our favorite eugays)