Business & Defence
Boeing Eagle-II Fighter Might Compete For the Indian Air Force Contract
The Indian Air Force (IAF), which is procuring 114 multi-role combat aircraft (MRCA) from the worldwide market, will welcome the opportunity to purchase The Boeing Company’s highly powerful F-15EX Eagle-II. The Eagle-II is the world’s fastest (Mach 2.5, or 3,100 kph) and most heavily equipped fighter (payload of 13.6 tonnes, or 30,000 pounds), with the greatest strike range (1,200 nautical miles or 2,222 kilometres).
In air-to-air combat, it has 104 kills without losing a single plane. The US government has required Boeing to seek a licence. Read More