In case you're wondering why two F-18 fighter jets are roaring by over the Hudson River this morning, relax—it's a planned flyover. [ more › ]
Air supremacy isn't what it used to be. This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. In the era of the long war on terror, Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, was a tough day for the U.S. military. Two modern jet fighters, a Navy F-18 Hornet...Show More Summary
Air Supremacy Isn’t What It Used to Be Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com In the era of the long war on terror, Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, was a tough day for the U.S. military. Two modern jet fighters, a Navy F-18 Hornet and an Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, flown by two of America’s most capable pilots, went down, with one pilot killed. Show More Summary
The US Navy announced it had identified a pilot who died in an F-18 jet crash during an airshow in Tennessee on Thursday.
It was an especially tough day to survive in the military yesterday. According to CNN, an Air Force Thunderbirds pilot safely ejected from his F-16 jet over Colorado, while a Navy Blue Angels F-18 pilot wasn’t so lucky over Tennessee. The pilot of a Blue Angels jet was killed Thursday during practice for a weekend […]
One person was killed when a Navy Blue Angels F-18 fell near Nashville, where the team was practicing for a show
Littoral Combat Ships and F-18 Super-Hornet jets will probably top Vietnam’s shopping list for US-made weapons now that President Barack Obama has lifted Washington’s 50-year-old arms embargo on Hanoi, former US diplomat Jim Jatras told Sputnik.
Spanish EF-18B(click to view full) Spanish reader Pedro Lucio tips DID off to a Spanish Council of Minister notice that says Indra Sistemas will be supplying a new electronic warfare suite for that country’s F/A-18 Hornet fighters. The EF-18 designation denotes “Espana,” not “electronic warfare” as it does in American designations like the EA-18G “Growler” […]
Car versus jet videos are always fun and in the latest we see the 2018 Lexus LC 500 take on an F-18 fighter jet. The video also features Spanish actress and model Mar Saura who demonstrates some of the LC’s features. A new generation of the Audi A5 is just around the corner and today we have our first spy shots of the high-performance RS 5...
TweetLarsen Playground on 19th in the Parkside has quite a military bent, non? This mystery comes from our history. Let’s take a look. C-130 paratroopers coming to kill you, just like in Operation Market Garden: And an F-18 Hornet from the much-talked-about U.S. Navy Blue Angels: And here’s your giant Chance-Vought F-8 Crusader: Remember […]
USMC’S FLYING CIRCUS: Marines Are Flying Only 60% of F-18 Hornets They Need. “I pulled up our readiness data just yesterday,” Lt. Gen. Jon Davis told the seapower subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee. “We have 87 aircraft that were mission capable. Out of those 87 airplanes, I put 30 airplanes in the training […]
Russia's Yak-130 jet trainer can fly as the American F-18, the Russian Su-30 and MiG-29, and it can mimic the Eurofighter Typhoon.
Baldwin was on the flight deck for F-18 flight ops.
Image Cache: It’s like the F/A-18E Super Hornet is splitting the horizon as it flies through the line between ocean and sky. It’s actually just zipping through a flyby during an aerial change of command ceremony above the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier. Either way, it’s such a perfect picture of a giant mothership and aircraft. More »
Canada’s Defense Ministry announced that Canada will send about 100 Air Force personnel and four F-18 Hornet fighter jets to train with the Romanian military.
The US Navy's VFA-154 Black Knights have come up with a gorgeous video on the exploits of its pilots and their F/A-18 Super Hornets during a recent US cruise. Continue reading F-18 squadron comes up with jaw-dropping footage during US...Show More Summary
The US presidential campaign continued to dominate news this week, with Senator Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump winning the Democratic and Republican primaries in New Hampshire. The Interpreter carried several articles on the results,...Show More Summary
James Hasik Security, The U.S. Navy has unconsidered options. Turning the U.S. Navy’s next carrier-based drone into a tanker, as the service announced this week, is probably a reasonable idea. For some time, buddy-tanking F-18 Hornets...Show More Summary
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.