McDONNELL DOUGLAS F-15 EAGLE

F-15 SERVICE

Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas Corp., McDonnell Aircraft Co. Division, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
(In 1997, became The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, USA)
Model: ?
Designation: F-15
Names: Eagle; Strike Eagle (F-15E), Slam Eagle (F-15K)
First official flight: (F-15A) 27/07/1972
Factory production period: 1971 - present
Primary service period: 1974 - present
Last official flight: Still in service

F-15 VARIANTS

1972 Model: ? F-15A 384  
1973 Model: ? F-15B 61 Total: 0445
         
1979 Model: ? F-15C 482  
1979 Model: ? F-15D 93  
1980 Model: ? F-15J 10  
1981 Model: ? F-15DJ 12 Total: 0597
         
1986 Model: ? F-15E 238  
1996 Model: ? F-15S 72  
1996 Model: ? F-15I 25  
2005 Model: ? F-15K 40  
2008 Model: ? F-15SG 24  
2013 Model: ? F-15SA 84 Total: 0481

Grand Total: 1523

1982 Foreign built - Japan:
Model: ?
F-15J 155  
1988 Model: ? F-15DJ 31 Grand Total: 0186

F-15 PRODUCTION

F-15A
Twin-engined, single-seater,
tactical fighter. First 18 were
service test aircraft with 71-0280
sometimes designated as YF-15A.
Produced 1971 - 1979

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

71-0280 / 71-0289 A001 / A010    
72-0113 / 72-0120 A011 / A018    
73-0085 / 73-0107 A019 / A041    
74-0081 / 74-0136 A042 / A097    
75-0018 / 75-0079 A098 / A159    
76-0008 / 76-0120 A160 / A272    
76-1505 / 76-1523
- 19 to Israel, mixed 654 to 698.
IA001 / IA019    
77-0061 / 77-0153 A273 / A365 384 Total: 0384
10 additional airframes cancelled.
35 additional F-15A/B airframes cancelled.

F-15B
As F-15A, 2-seater trainer.
Original designation was TF-15A.
First 2 were service test aircraft
designated as YTF-15A.
Produced 1972 - 1979

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

71-0290, 71-0291 B001, B002    
73-0108 / 73-0114 B003 / B009    
74-0137 / 74-0142 B010 / B015    
75-0080 / 75-0089 B016 / B025    
76-0124 / 76-0142 B026 / B044    
76-1524, 76-1525
- 2 to Israel as 404, 408.
IB001, IB002    
77-0154 / 77-0168 B045 / B059 61 Total: 0061
8 additional airframes cancelled.
35 additional F-15A/B airframes cancelled.

F-15N Sea Eagle - 1971, proposed US Navy version, cancelled.

F-15C
As F-15A, upgraded avionics / weapons,
later with engine upgrade, minor changes.
Produced 1978 - 1992

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

78-0468 / 78-0550 C001 / C083    
79-0015 / 79-0081 C084 / C150    
80-0002 / 80-0053 C151 / C202    
80-0062 / 80-0106
- 45 to Saudi Arabia, mixed 501 to 1315.
001 / 045    
80-0122 / 80-0130
- 9 to Israel, mixed 802 to 848.
IC001 / IC009    
81-0002
- 1 to Saudi Arabia as 1322.
046    
81-0020 / 81-0056
- Last c/n for 81-0056 uncertain
and not listed, might be s/n: 81-0002?
C203 / C238    
82-0008 / 82-0038 C239 / C269    
83-0010 / 83-0043 C270 / C303    
83-0054 / 83-0062
- 9 to Israel, mixed 505 to 583.
IC010 / IC018    
84-0001 / 84-0031 C304 / C334    
85-0093 / 85-0128 C335 / C370    
86-0143 / 86-0180 C371 / C408    
90-0263 / 90-0271
- 9 to Saudi Arabia as 1323 / 1331.
047 / 055 482 Total: 0482
26 additional airframes cancelled.

F-15D
As F-15C, 2-seater trainer.
Produced 1978 - 1992

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

78-0561 / 78-0574 D001 / D014    
79-0004 / 79-0014 D015 / D025    
80-0054 / 80-0061 D026 / D033    
80-0107 / 80-0121
- 15 to Saudi Arabia, mixed 516 to 1320.
001 / 015    
80-0131 / 80-0136
- 6 to Israel, mixed 450 to 979.
ID001 / ID006    
81-0003
- Reserialled from 81-0066,
to Saudi Arabia as 1321.
D039 (016)    
81-0061 / 81-0065 D034 / D038    
82-0044 / 82-0048 D040 / D044    
83-0046 / 83-0050 D045 / D049    
83-0063, 83-0064
- 2 to Israel as 223, 280.
ID007, ID008    
84-0042 / 84-0046 D050 / D054    
85-0129 / 85-0134 D055 / D060    
86-0181, 86-0182 D061, D062    
90-0272 / 90-0274
- 3 to Saudi Arabia as 1332 / 1334.
017 / 019    
90-0275 / 90-0279
- 5 to Israel, mixed 701 to 733.
ID009 / ID013 93 Total: 0093
5 additional airframes cancelled.

F-15J
As F-15C, US built version for Japan.
8 sets of components also supplied
for construction in Japan.
Produced 1979 - 1982

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

79-0280, 79-0281 J001, J002 (J1-0544, J1-0548) 2  
Delivered as:
(JASDF) 02-8801, 02-8802

Foreign assembled - Japan:
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.,
Nagoya, Japan

(JASDF) 12-8803 J1-0553    
(JASDF) 22-8804 / 22-8810 mixed J1-0558 to J1-0600 8 Total: 0010

F-15DJ
As F-15D, US built version for Japan.
Produced 1981 - 1985

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

79-0282 / 79-0287 DJ001 / DJ006    
81-0068 / 81-0071 DJ007 / DJ010    
83-0052, 83-0053 DJ011, DJ012 12 Total: 0012
Delivered as:
(JASDF) 12-8051 / 12-8054
(JASDF) 22-8055, 22-8056
(JASDF) 32-8057 / 32-8060
(JASDF) 52-8061, 52-8062

F-15E Strike Eagle
As YF-15B, 2-seater, later with engine
upgrade, various improvements.
Produced 1985 - 2001

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

86-0183 / 86-0190 E001 / E008    
87-0169 / 87-0210 E009 / E050    
88-1667 / 88-1708 E051 / E092    
89-0471 / 89-0506 E093 / E128    
90-0227 / 90-0262 E129 / E164    
91-0300 / 91-0335 E165 / E200    
91-0600 / 91-0605 E201 / E206    
92-0364 / 92-0366 E207 / E209    
96-0200 / 96-0205 E210 / E215 215  
50 additional airframes cancelled.

Boeing St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

97-0217 / 97-0222 E216 / E221    
98-0131 / 98-0135 E222 / E226    
00-3000 / 00-3004 E227 / E231    
01-2000 / 01-2004 E232 / E236 21 Total: 0236

F-15F - Proposed single-seat strike fighter, cancelled.

F-15S
As F-15E, export version for Saudi Arabia,
engine upgrade, equipment changes. Later
upgraded to F-15SA standard.

Produced 1996 - 1998

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

93-0852 / 93-0923 SA001 / SA072 72 Total: 0072
Delivered as:
(Saudi Arabia) 5501 / 5572

F-15I Ra'am
As F-15E, export version for Israel,
avionics upgrade. Ra'am (Thunder).
Produced 1996 - 1998

McDonnell Douglas St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

94-0286 / 94-0306 I001 / I021    
94-0500 / 94-0503 I022 / I025 25 Total: 0025
Delivered as:
(Israel) 001 / 025

F-15H - 1990's proposed version for Greece (Hellas), cancelled.

F-15K Slam Eagle
As F-15E, export version for South Korea,
minor changes, later with engine upgrade.
Produced 2004 - 2012

Boeing St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

02-2001 / 02-2040 K001 / K040 40 Total: 0040
Delivered as:
(S. Korea) 02-001 / 02-040

F-15SG
As F-15E, export version for Singapore,
engine upgrade, minor changes.
Original designation was F-15T.
Produced 2008 - 2013

Boeing St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

05-0001 / 05-0024 SG-1 / SG-24 24 Total: 0024
Delivered as:
(Singapore) mixed 8301 to 8338

F-15SA
As F-15E, Saudi (Arabia) Advanced
version, engine / avionics upgrade.
Produced 2012 - present

Boeing St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

12-1001 / 12-1084 ? 84 Total: 0084
Delivered as:
(Saudi Arabia) ?

 

Grand Total: 1523

Foreign built - Japan:
F-15J
As F-15C, version for Japan.
"x" denotes numerous year prefixes
from 198"2" up to 199"8".
Produced 1982 - 1999

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.,
Nagoya, Japan

(JASDF) x2-8811 / x2-8965 011 / 165 155 Total: 0155

F-15DJ
As F-15D, version for Japan.
"x" denotes numerous year prefixes
from 198"8" up to 199"8".
Produced 1988 - 1999

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.,
Nagoya, Japan

(JASDF) x2-8063 / x2-8093 ? 31 Total: 0031
5 additional airframes cancelled.

 

Grand Total: 0186

F-15 CONVERSIONS

USAF

GF-15A 13 F-15A, ground instructional conversions.
YF-15A 4 F-15A, 1989, conversions for development tests.
GF-15B 6 F-15B, ground instructional conversions.
NF-15B 1 F-15B(71-0290), 1988, permanent conversion for STOL tests.
YF-15B 1 Strike Eagle
F-15B(71-0291), 1980, F-15E prototype, dual-seat fighter and ground
attack strike aircraft, major upgrade to airframe and avionics.
F-15C 1 Wild Weasel
F-15C, 1996, experimental ECM conversion, not developed.
F-15SE1 1 Silent Eagle
F-15E(86-0183), 2010, advanced weapons / features demonstrator.
Further development cancelled in favour of F-35 fighter.
F-15 ASAT 1 F-15A, 1980-1988, prototype anti-satellite attack conversion.
F-15 IFFC / Firefly III 1 F-15B, 1981, prototype flight / fire control system upgrade.
RF-15 2 Peek Eagle
1 F-15B / 1 F-15D, experimental reconn. conversion, not developed.

FOREIGN MILITARY / CIVILIAN SERVICE
 - F-15's in service with the air forces of Israel, Japan, Saudi Arabia,
   Singapore and South Korea.
 - Several F-15's used by NASA for various tests.

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