The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $24,550,000 undefinitized contract modification for the F-15 Japan Tremendous Interceptor program. The modification offers for the International Navy Gross sales requirement so as to add digital warfare system preliminary non-recurring engineering for the Japan Air Self Protection Power. Work might be carried out in St. Louis, Missouri, and is anticipated to be accomplished by Dec. 31, 2028. This contract entails one hundred pc International Navy Gross sales to Japan and is the results of a sole-source acquisition. International Navy Gross sales funds for $12,029,500 are being obligated on the time of the award. U.S. Air Power Life Cycle Administration Middle, Wright-Patterson Air Power Base, Ohio, is the contracting exercise.

The Japanese Ministry of Protection (MoD) confirmed on 4 February they plan to improve 68 Boeing-Mitsubishi F-15J Eagle fighter plane by means of the Japan Tremendous Interceptor (JSI) program. The MoD additionally mentioned that the estimated life-cycle prices of the 68 Japan Air Self-Protection Power (JASDF) plane over 30 years – together with the improve – will quantity to JPY646.5 billion (USD5.6 billion). The improve contains the combination of long-range stand-off missiles, radars that may lock a number of targets concurrently, an elevated munitions payload, and enhanced digital warfare functionality.


Japan Air Self-Protection Power (JASDF) Mitsubishi F-15J Air Superiority Fighter

In 2020, Boeing and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) signed a Direct Business Sale settlement to assist upgrades to Japan’s F-15J fleet. An all-new superior cockpit system, working on the world’s most superior mission laptop, will ship pilots enhanced situational consciousness. Underneath the settlement, Boeing will present MHI with retrofit drawings, floor assist tools, and technical publications for the improve of the primary two F-15J plane to the Japan Tremendous Interceptor (JSI) configuration. In October 2019 the US Protection Safety Cooperation Company accredited a doable sale to Japan of as much as 103 APG-82(v)1 Lively Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars, 116 Superior Show Core Processor II Mission System Computer systems, and 101 AN/ALQ-239 Digital Digital Warfare Programs for the improve of 98 F-15Js to a JSI configuration for an estimated value of $4.5 billion.

The Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle is a twin-engine, all-weather air superiority fighter primarily based on the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle in use by the Japan Air Self-Protection Power (JASDF). The F-15J was produced beneath license by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. The following F-15DJ and F-15J Kai variants had been additionally produced. Japan is the biggest buyer of the F-15 Eagle exterior america. Along with fight, F-15DJ roles embrace coaching. F-15J/DJs are an identical to F-15C/Ds except for the ECM, radar warning system, and nuclear tools. The engine is the Pratt & Whitney F100 turbofan, produced beneath license by IHI Company.