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F-18 Air Supply System Has Problems US Military Can’t Fix

The Navy and Marines of the United States have unsuccessfully struggled for five years to solve a defective on-board oxygen supply system on the supersonic F-18 Hornet aircraft that could kill a pilot and lead to a crash of the $60 million jet.

American Boeing Considers Manufacturing F-18 Jets in India

The US aerospace and defense company Boeing is deliberating manufacturing its F/A18 Super Hornet multirole fighters in India as part of the Make in India initiative, CEO Dennis Muilenburg said as quoted by Indian media on Wednesday.

Budget Cuts Under Fire for Helo Crashes | Kuwait Tires of Waiting for F-18s; Moving to Eurofighter Typhoons | Polish Govt May Cancel Airbus Caracel Order

Americas Northrop Grumman and Raytheon look set to be awarded sole-source contracts by the USAF for further development of their competing active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars as part of the Northrop Grumman E-8C JSTARS recapitalization effort. Foreign proposals for the radar development were ruled out by the government, but they are accepting foreign airframes […]

Watch The First Australian F-18 Super Hornet Get Built From Beginning To End

Video: Each F/A-18 Super Hornet carries a sticker price of about 60 million dollars and requires a whole lot of work to put together. This fun time lapse video shows the entire building process of the first Australian F/A-18, and you can see where a lot of that money goes. Show More Summary

Launching the F-18 in high-res (58 HQ Photos)

4 weeks agoHumor : theChive

Perfectly timed moments of Aircraft Carrier launches the F-18 Hornet a.k.a. the "killer Bug"

How To Stop Islamic State’s Escalation Dominance (Guest Voice)

F-18 taking off to strike Syria While President Barack Obama’s declared both that the U.S. is hitting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria “harder than ever” and that progress in the campaign to degrade and defeat the group “needs to keep coming faster,” he revealed clearly that the administration is in a race against [...]Show More Summary

US Navy, Lockheed Conduct First LRASM Captive-Carry Flights on F-18

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy recently completed the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) prototype captive-carry flight tests on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The flights were conducted at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland. Show More Summary

US Tests Plan for F-18 Jets to Carry Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles

According to a US defense contractor, the American Navy is testing out the F-18 jets' ability to carry precision-guided anti-ship missiles.

Combined imaging modalities may change cancer management

PET/CT and whole-body MRI detect extraskeletal disease that may change the management of high-risk breast and prostate cancer patients, according to a recent study. In addition, the combined administration of F-18 sodium fluoride (NaF)...Show More Summary

Swiss F-18s Grounded

Swiss F/A-18Cs(click to view full) Boeing subsidiary McDonnell Douglas Corp. in St. Louis, MO received a $6 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price delivery order issued under basic ordering agreement N00019-00-G-0148. This modification provides for support for the Phase II C/D fleet retrofit effort to upgrade a variety of systems for 24 F/A-18C and […]

Time To Vote Ben Off The Island?

The 2016 Presidential election is going to cost more than $5 billion, according to The Hill. This is an astonishing amount of money to spend on picking a President. For that same amount of money you could buy 30 F-18 fighter jets, pay for more than 15,000 students' K-12 education and still have a few hundred million left over. Show More Summary

U.S. Navy scrambled jets after Russian planes approached carrier: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier scrambled four F-18 jets on Tuesday after two Russian anti-submarine aircraft flew within a nautical mile of the warship, a Navy official said on Thursday.

Pilot Killed as US Navy Jet Crashes Near UK Base

A US F-18 fighter jet crashed near a British air base on Wednesday, killing the pilot, police and the US Embassy in London said.

Pilot killed as US Navy jet crashes near UK base

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

A US F-18 fighter jet crashed near a British air base on Wednesday, killing the pilot, police and the US Embassy in London said. The single-seater US Navy plane came down near the town of Ely, around 130 kilometres (80 miles) north of London, after taking off from RAF Lakenheath airforce base in Suffolk. Show More Summary

US F-18 Pilot Dead in 'Fireball' Crash

A US Navy pilot was killed when his F-18 jet crashed in farmland in eastern England, just a few miles from the US Air Force base it had departed, on Wednesday morning. "A military aircraft which had taken off from RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk came down at about 10:30am"...

U.S. Jet Crashes in U.K, Killing Pilot

LONDON — British police said one person was killed when a military jet crashed Wednesday near an air base. The U.S. Embassy in London said the plane was a supersonic F-18, and the Air Force said it was investigating. Cambridgeshire Police said the plane took off from the Lakenheath air base. “There is believed to…

US Air Force Confirms F-18 Fighter Jet Crash in UK

A US Air Force official confirmed Wednesday media reports that an F-18 fighter jet crashed shortly after take-off from the US-hosted RAF Lakenheath air base in the British county of Suffolk, according to the NBC News media outlet.

F-18s against a wall of fire totally look like they're escaping explosions

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Oh, nothing to see here. Just two F-18 fighter jets sitting there, looking cool... while a giant wall of fire blazes on behind them. The photo was taken at the 2015 Air Show at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California. It also looks like it could have been taken from explosions. Or hell. Read more...

The F-18 Blue Angels Look Truly Angelic In This Photo

They look supernatural, don’t they. According to the The US Navy, the Blue Angels are performing a “high speed diamond break-away manoeuvre” at the Miramar Air Show in this photo but to me, because of the way they’re in the clouds, they have never looked more angelic. More »      

US F-18 Fighter Jet Crashes in Northern California

A US F-18 aircraft crashed in the north of the US state of California.

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