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380AEW Article

F-15E Strike Eagles arrive at ADAB to support ongoing operations

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  • By 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
  • 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles from the 494th Fighter Squadron arrived at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 18, 2019. The 494th FS “Panthers” deployed from the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The Strike Eagles deployed to the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility in support of ongoing operations to maintain air superiority, defend forces on the ground, enhance regional partnerships, and demonstrate a continued commitment to regional security and stability. The jets join the diverse mix of aircraft at ADAB to include additional F-15E’s as well as F-35A Lightning IIs, KC-10 Extenders, E-3 Sentrys, and RQ-4 Global Hawks to support ongoing operations in the region.