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The Air Force hasn't bought an F-15 in over a decade, but Boeing is getting its plant ready to build them just in case

It’s been 15 years since Boeing’s north St. Louis County plant churned out an F-15 fighter plane for the Air Force. Orders from Singapore, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia have since sustained a manufacturing line that has built more than 1,500 of the fighters over nearly five decades. Boeing held production artificially low in an effort to keep the line running, adding on new orders when it could. Now, the fighter’s original customer has a renewed interest, and Boeing isn’t wasting a moment to… ( More...

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