The Government of Singapore has selected the Boeing [NYSE:BA] F-15T Strike Eagle as one of three aircraft in the short-list of platforms to be evaluated in the Invitation to Tender phase of Singapore's Next Fighter Replacement Program.
The Boeing F-15T Strike Eagle was among six fighter aircraft under consideration.
"Boeing respects the thorough and comprehensive nature of the evaluation and selection criteria, and we are pleased and honored that Singapore has selected the F-15T Strike Eagle," said Doug Miller, vice president of Business Development, Asia Pacific, for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. "This selection reinforces the outstanding, proven performance of the F-15. We stand ready to support this next phase of the evaluation."
The Boeing F-15T Strike Eagle is based on the F-15E, the most capable multirole fighter in the U.S. Air Force inventory. Boeing has produced more than 1,500 F-15s during the past three decades. In addition to the United States, Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia and Israel are F-15 customers.
A unit of The Boeing Company, Integrated Defense Systems is one of the world's largest space and defense businesses. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is a $25 billion business. It provides systems solutions to its global military, government and commercial customers. It is a leading provider of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; the world's largest military aircraft manufacturer; the world's largest satellite manufacturer and a leading provider of space-based communications; the primary systems integrator for U.S. missile defense; NASA's largest contractor; and a global leader in launch services.