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Pilot killed in crash of US Navy Super Hornet near China...

A US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter aircraft crashed in the vicinity of Trona, California, on June 3, killing the pilot.
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Swiss Hornets complete first stage of service life extension upgrade

The Swiss Air Force fleet of F/A-18 Hornet fighters has completed the first stage of service life extension upgrades that are being...
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Boeing pitches more local engagement in bid for German fighter contract

US aerospace and defense giant Boeing announced on January 12 it is expanding its industrial partnership strategy in Germany in a bid...
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USAF Raptors, F-16s, join Navy F/A-18s for weapon evaluation event

The evaluation saw navy aircrews fire eight AIM-120 and 12 AIM-9 missiles.
Australian Hornet farewell ceremony

Australia farewells Hornet fighter after 35 years of service

The Royal Australian Air Force has retired the F/A-18A/B Hornets in a ceremony at RAAF Base Williamtown on November 29.
Australian magpie Hornet

Australian Air Force unveils Hornet in bold magpie livery

This is the last commemorative Classic Hornet paint scheme before the No. 75 Squadron transitions to the F-35A next year.
Legacy USMC Hornet in Saudi Arabia

Legacy USMC Hornets test dynamic force employment in Middle East

US Marine Corps F/A-18D Hornet deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, this week as part of a dynamic force employment.
APG-79(V)4 on a US Marine Corps Hornet fighter

Raytheon delivers first APG-79(V)4 AESA radar for legacy USMC Hornets

The US Marine Corps' is buying new AESA radars for its F/A-18 Hornet to allow the aircraft to remain in service until 2030.
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Germany confirms purchase of Super Hornets, Growlers: reports

German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer confirmed the purchase of a total of 45 Boeing-built F-18 jets in an email to US defense...

Boeing delivers first extended service life Super Hornet to US Navy

Super Hornets delivered in the early 2020s will be able to fly 10,000 hours and incorporate the new Block III capabilities.

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