The Story of the F-15E Crews Who Flew the Longest Fighter Combat Mission Ever
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Dario Leone


How it went down. 

The F-15E Strike Eagle is the Western world’s definitive multi-role fighter.

It has been at the center of every conflict in which the USAF has been involved since 1990 from Desert Shield to Iraqi Freedom. Not only has it repeatedly struck targets where no other Coalition, NATO or US fighter has been able to go, it has also broken records for mission endurance and effectiveness.

In the wake of the Sep. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and...

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