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.
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.
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 […]
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
Perfectly timed moments of Aircraft Carrier launches the F-18 Hornet a.k.a. the "killer Bug"
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
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
According to a US defense contractor, the American Navy is testing out the F-18 jets' ability to carry precision-guided anti-ship missiles.
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/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 […]
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
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.
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.
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
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"...
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…
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.
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...
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 »
A US F-18 aircraft crashed in the north of the US state of California.