F-15 Month’ concludes with an in-depth look at the two-seat strike-fighter Eagle variant. Whereas the A-D models profess to not have a “pound for air-to-ground,” the Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle was designed to sling mud from the get-go. And it does it exceedingly well!
On this episode, a F-15E pilot and Weapons System Officer. An NFO who crews the backseat of an F/A-18D Hornet or F/A-18F Super Hornet. crew, Lieutenant Colonel Richard “TAC” Turner and Captain Mark “Smack” Smith, both active duty U.S. Air Force, tell us all about the mighty “Mud Hen” including how one scored an air-to-air kill with a laser-guided bomb. Read how the Strike Eagle and Super Hornet compare in this article and for you 1) Decompression Sickness. A condition arising from dissolved gases coming out of solution into bubbles inside the body due to depressurization. 2) Digital Combat Simulator. A digital battlefield game offering authentic and realistic simulation of military aircraft, tanks, ground vehicles and ships. enthusiasts, be sure to sign up for the free Georgian War campaign here.