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Israel Prefers Old F-15s to F-35s

The Israeli Air Force needs long-range aircraft that can carry a lot of fuel and weapons, because of Iran.

  • Kyle Mizokami
  • Popular Mechanics

The Israeli Air Force would rather buy more F-15 Eagle fighters than the latest and greatest F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Fors 2bIt may be an older plane, but the F-15 apparently offers Israel more flexibility, particularly when striking its…

According to Aviation Week & Space Technology, Israel is dividing its airpower into two categories: jets that can strike targets just over the border in Lebanon and Syria, and jets that could hit distant but important targets such…

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