Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Sunday, a Navy F-18 Hornet shot down a Syrian air force jet, an act of war against a nation with which Congress has never declared or authorized a war. Washington says the Syrian plane was bombing U.S.-backed rebels. Show More Summary
A U.S. Navy F-18 shot down a Syrian Su-22. That’s the first air-to-air downing by a U.S. aircraft since 1999.
The U.S. Navy has yet to figure out how to fix oxygen deprivation and cabin pressure loss in its Boeing Co. F-18 aircraft -- a problem the service called "elusive" in a report released Thursday. For more than a year, the Navy has been grappling with pilots suffering the potentially dangerous problems in the fighter jets. Show More Summary
Kris Osborn Security, The AIM-9X missile, which can also be fired at surface-to-air and air-to-surface, is currently in use on a number of existing fighter aircraft such as the Air Force’s F-15E and F-16 and the Navy’s F-18 Super Hornet. The...Show More Summary
The U.S. industry has been hollowed out. Just one remaining smelter can produce the material used in F-35s and F-18s.
Thomas Phippen Security, Asia Trump criticized the F-35 program in December, proclaiming on Twitter that the U.S. would open competition between the F-35, made by Lockheed Martin, and the F-18 Super Hornet, made by Boeing. Japanese Prime...Show More Summary
The Navy's number two officer has ordered that all recent hypoxia-like episodes be placed under comprehensive review.
With the USS Carl Vinson finally on its way to North Korea after some initial "miscommunications" between the White House and the Pentagon, on Friday the aircraft carrier suffered another embarrassing moment when a F-18 pilot was forced...Show More Summary
From F-18 programming, to experimental animation, to SILICON VALLEY. Read more...
The Indian Navy has launched a global search for maritime fighter jets it plans to operate from future aircraft carriers and is awaiting response from top military contractors on what they have to offer. The navy wants 57 multi-role carrier-borne fighters (MRCBF) and the potential order could get bigger with an option clause to buy
(Society of Nuclear Medicine) The featured clinical investigation article of the March 2017 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine demonstrates that the PET radiotracer fluciclovine (fluorine-18; F-18) can help guide and monitor targeted treatment for recurrent prostate cancer, allowing for individualized, targeted therapy.
By Manuel Mogato ABOARD THE USS CARL VINSON, South China Sea, March 3 (Reuters) – T he flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson shakes as a succession of F-18 fighter jets are catapulted into take-off, emitting a thunderous noise and leaving white mist in their wake. Show More Summary
US President Donald Trump again teased the prospect of placing a "big order" of F/A-18 Super Hornets to a cheering crowd at Boeing's South Carolina factory on Friday. "We are looking seriously at a big order" of F-18s said Trump to applause...Show More Summary
The U.S. military industrial complex, at times a bloated and wasteful bureaucracy more interested in dollar signs than the American taxpayer, has...
Americas Tuesday saw Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg sit down with soon-to-be-President Donald Trump, to discuss matters including Air Force One and the F-18 Super Hornet. In relation to AF1, Muilenburg cited “great progress” on the simplifying of requirements, process, and certification for the new presidential aircraft. Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump caused a genuine uproar in the combat aviation community when he tweeted in December that "[b]ased on the tremendous cost and cost overruns of the Lockheed Martin F-35, I have asked Boeing to price-out aShow More Summary
Dispersed from two F-18s, drones collaborated in "missions" at China Lake facility.
An F-18 cannot do everything an F-35 can do, unless stealth doesn’t matter. John Nimmo Sr, Department of Defense, via Wikimedia Commons F-35As In Flight Picture above: three airplanes with a combined worth of at least $324 million. Stealth planes are complex machines. The science of stealth...
It appears the so-called 'Twitter-spanking' approach of president-elect Trump is working. First Carrier, then Ford, and now, following his earlier jab at Lockheed's F-35 costs by asking Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18, Lockheed...Show More Summary