ST. LOUIS, March 18 (UPI) -- U.S. company Boeing unveiled Tuesday its new F-15 fighter aircraft configuration, designed specifically for the international defense market.
Boeing unveiled its new F-15 Silent Eagle in a move to meet the evolving air defense requirements of air force agencies around the world.
Officials said the F-15 Silent Eagle is designed to carry various weapons payloads and will have an option for an internal weapons carriage through redesigned conformal fuel tanks, among other design improvements for international customers.
"The F-15 Silent Eagle is designed to meet our international customers' anticipated need for cost-effective stealth technologies, as well as for large and diverse weapons payloads," Mark Bass, Boeing F-15 program vice president, said in a statement.
"The innovative Silent Eagle is a balanced, affordable approach designed to meet future survivability needs."