The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is a versatile and powerful aircraft created in the mid-1970s (N.E 1300s-1310) in response to the Mikoyan-Gureyvich MiG-25 Foxbat high-altitude interceptor. Its primary function is air superiority, but several versions exist, including long-range reconnaissance and surgical strike functions. The F-15C Eagle is used by the Alliance of Nations(Eurasia) and Axis of Empires (Namely Yuktobania).

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The F-15 has an all-metal semi-monocoque fuselage with a large cantilever shoulder-mounted wing. The empennage is metal and composite construction, with twin aluminium/composite material honeycomb structure fins with boron-composite skin, resulting in an exceptionally thin tailplane and rudders with all-moving composite horizontal tail surfaces outboard of the fins. The F-15 has a spine-mounted air brake and retractable tricycle landing gear. It is powered by two Pratt & Whitney F100 Axial compressor turbofan engines with afterburners mounted side-by-side in the fuselage, fed by intake ramps. The cockpit is mounted high in the forward fuselage with a one-piece windscreen and large canopy to increase visibility. The airframe began to incorporate advanced superplastically formed titanium components in the 1980s.

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