FLYING THE STRIKE EAGLE

STRIKE EAGLE SQUADRON // 492ND FS ‘BOLARS

The F-15E is an irreplaceable asset for the USAF and has received a rolling series of upgrades, with more to come.

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A threeship of ‘Bolar’ Eagles lets down to low level in formation. All photos this section Jamie Hunter
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The F-15E cockpit has evolved in recent years with the advent of the Advanced Display Core Processor (ADCP) II, which could also pave the way for a wide-area display.

MAINTAINING A HIGH level of readiness means that Lakenheath’s Strike Eagle crews are available and on call as and when required. As well as being an enduring asset for the US Air Forces in Europe, they are also something of an emergency response force in the region.

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