The criteria for naming the strongest fighter given by the US military are not based on stealth but on manoeuvrability, number of weapons and the ability to complete the task. In this regard, both the most powerful fighter jet F-22 and the F-35 are far behind the F-15EX.
To gain a foothold in the US Air Force, specially designed F-15EX fighters can carry a total of 24 missiles of all kinds. This number is 3 times more than the F-35 and twice as much as Russia’s most powerful 4 ++ generation fighter, the Su-35.
In addition to the firepower system, the use of the F110 GE 132 for the F-15EX was determined by this engine alone, the F-15EX has significantly more thrust than the Russian Su-35 and surpasses the F-35. and current US F-22.To possess such impressive firepower, F-15EX Strike Eagle had to upgrade a lot compared to the original. The weapon hanger is designed extremely strangely in a split style.