60307-Aircrafts-1/32 Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15J Eagle
[The strongest wing in the world that continues to protect Japan's sky] Since its deployment in 1982, the F-15J Eagle has been defending Japan's sky as the main fighter of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. The F-15 was first developed by McDonnell Douglas as an air superiority fighter for the United States Air Force in the late 1960s. The fighting ability is thoroughly pursued, a large area main wing and two vertical tail wings that emphasize mobility around Mach 0.9, a powerful Pratt & Whitney F-100 turbofan engine with a thrust of 7348 kg, and excellent attack Equipped with power and fire control system, it showed the strongest ability in the world even in the 1991 Gulf War. It was in 1976 that the Japan Air Self-Defense Force decided to adopt the F-15 as a successor to the F-104 fighter. Based on the F-15C type with increased fuel capacity and strengthened main landing gear, the J type, which has been modified for Japan, and the double-seat DJ type will be licensed and produced by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. is. The difference in appearance from the F-15C is the mass balance on both vertical stabilizers and the antenna on the underside of the nose, and the layout of the instrument panel has also been partially changed. In March 1981, two McDonnell Douglas F-15Js arrived in Japan, followed by knockdown production and licensed production, and by 1998, 165 F-15Js had been delivered. Starting with the 202nd Squadron at Nittahara Base becoming the first F-15J deployment unit in 1982, eight squadrons are equipped with F-15Js, and electronic devices and engines will continue to be updated as the cornerstone of Japan's defense. Will be advanced.
[Model outline] This is a plastic model assembly kit that reproduces the F-15J Eagle, the main interceptor fighter of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, on a 1/32 scale. ★ Overall length 605mm, overall width 408mm. Fully reproduce the neat appearance that is said to be the strongest in the world. ★ The J-shaped features such as the mass balance on both vertical stabilizers, the antenna on the underside of the nose, and the unique instrument panel layout are all modeled. ★ Screws are used to assemble the main parts such as the main wings and fuselage, and the pedestals are made of metal for reliable assembly. ★ The tires are made of realistic rubber. ★ The nose radome and access hatch can be opened and closed even after assembly. The internal radar, electronic equipment, 20mm Vulcan cannon, etc. are also precisely finished. The air intake can also be moved in the same way as the actual machine. ★ The canopy and large air brake can be opened or closed. ★ Includes a variety of accessories such as AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7F Sparrow air-to-air missiles, 4 each, 610 gallon drop tank, and boarding ladder. ★ Set the unit mark of 8 squadrons and 5 aircraft numbers with decals. ★ Comes with an Air Self-Defense Force pilot doll.