Apparently the 23 TFS Tigers from Bitburg (they had the 84-XXX planes) were MSIP in Desert storm . The 525TFS Bulldogs with the 79-xxx planes were not MSIP in DS.
They all had the chaff flare buckets in front of the MLG. BTW If you have the Verlinden LOCK ON detail book on the F-15. Its a 1989 walkaround of Bitburg Jets and you can clearly see in some pictures the chaff and flare buckets.
Another little detail to look out for is the ACES II seat, around DS period on top of the seat there was installed a canopy piercing device.
Most BT jets were allready rep