March 27, 2020 - F-15E Strike Eagles and F-15C Eagles training sortie taxis and takeoffs at RAF Lakenheath, England. The 48th Fighter Wing has a critical mission of delivering combat air power when called upon that must continue. As the U.S. Air Force in Europe's only F-15 fighter wing, the 48th Fighter Wing brings unique air combat capabilities to the fight, such as the most advanced Joint Direct Attack Munitions used by the F-15E.
RAF Lakenheath provides all-weather, day or night air superiority and air-to-ground precision combat capability and multi-staged improvement program avionics. When teamed together, the F-15E and F-15C provide an air combat capability never before seen in the history of airpower.
U.S. Air Force video by Airman 1st Class Mikayla Whitele