Top Speed: 2,665km/h (Mach2.5)
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15 Eagle was first placed into service in 1972 as the United States Air Force’s (USAF) all-weather tactical fighter aircraft. This dual-engine fighter was designed to gain and maintain air superiority. Since its entry into service, the F-15 currently holds a record of over 100 wins and no losses in combat (mainly the Israeli Air Force).
The Eagle currently operates within air forces such as the USAF, Royal Saudi Air Force, Israeli Air Force, and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. It has flown in conflicts such as Vietnam and the Gulf War. It is only ever equipped for air combat featuring various air-to-air missiles.