The primary two U.S. Air Power F-15E plane just lately started Eagle Passive Energetic Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) modification at Boeing. Forty-three F-15Es will obtain EPAWSS, which can be the digital warfare system that may equip the F-15EX Eagle II. Developed, produced and built-in by the sturdy partnership between Boeing and BAE Techniques, EPAWSS represents a transformational overhaul to the survivability of the F-15 by offering superior capabilities to detect and counter floor and airborne threats whereas additionally bettering battlefield situational consciousness.

“The Eagle Passive Energetic Warning Survivability System makes probably the most of mission effectiveness and survivability for the F-15 in contested environments, and additional strengthens a extremely succesful, deadly plane,” stated Prat Kumar, vice chairman of F-15 Applications. “With EPAWSS, the F-15E and F-15EX have efficiently confirmed they’ll carry out throughout a big power atmosphere to penetrate superior enemy air defenses and enhance mission flexibility.”


An F-15E Eagle is suspended from the ceiling on the Benefield Anechoic Facility throughout its first section of testing of the Eagle Passive/Energetic Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) at Edwards Air Power Base, California, Could 8, 2019. A testing section started just lately and is at present beneath means. (Air Power picture by Ethan “Evac” Wagner)

In Could 2021, the primary two F-15EX plane, delivered forward of schedule, participated in Northern Edge workouts with the EPAWSS suite. In the course of the extremely contested and complicated workouts, the 2 jets demonstrated operational potential, which set the stage for future incremental enhancements, permitting the jets to exhibit confirmed, excellent efficiency in subsequent workouts and flight take a look at missions in October 2021 and February 2022. The EPAWSS is designed to supply indication, sort and place of ground-based RF threats in addition to bearing of airborne threats with the situational consciousness wanted to keep away from, interact or negate the menace.

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