The F-15, the commanding fighter built for the U.S. Air Force, was developed by McDonnell Douglas with its first flight in 1972.
In Japan, it was introduced into the Air Self-Defense Force, and manufactured and licensed as the F-15J, with MHI as the primary contractor.
Beginning in 1981, there has been a total of 199 units, including the F-15DJs, manufactured and delivered to the Air Self-Defense Force.
|Max. gross weight||Approximately 25,000kg|
(with usage of after burner 10,600kg)×2
|Max. speed||Approximately M2.5|
|Equipment||20mm class machine gun ×1
Air-to-air radar missiles ×4
Air-to-air infrared missiles ×4