Significant Features of Qatar Emiri Air Force F-15QA

0
720

The F-15QA (Qatar Advanced). It is a variant specially designed for Qatar Air Force. It is believed to be more advance than F-15SA (Saudi Advanced) & F-15X/EX.

On 14 June 2017, it was announced that Qatar has signed a deal to purchase 36 F-15-QAs for a cost of US$12 billion (Cost Estimation Varies).

Main Features of F-15QA are as Follows

F-15QA’s HUD (Heads Up Display)

As per Boeing F-15QA has “Low Profile HUD”, but basically, it is just a derivative of “LiteHUD”.
F-15QA’s HUD has less weight & it is very compact (Takes Less Space) than traditional/legacy HUDs. Furthermore, it has “High Resolution Imagery” than current existing models/variants. This HUD is cost effective & is very effective solution.

Radar of F-15QA

  • F-15QA uses Raytheon AN/APG-63(V)3 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radar.
  • F-15QA will have newly Designed Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System (EPAWSS).
  • New “fly-by-wire” Flight Control System.
  • Digital Electronic Warfare Suite.
  • “2” General Electric GE F-110-129 Engines.
  • Better Internal Wing Structure (F-15QA can carry “16-22 Approx.” AMRAAMSs “AIM-120C/D” in A-A Configuration).
  • The new Cockpit Design (Large Area Display Cockpit with Touch Screen made by Elbit Systems).
  • More use of Composite Materials (Yellow Area can be easily Seen in Picture).

#Entei

#TeamPakistanStrategicForum

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here