Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

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F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
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A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet on a mission ower the Persie Gulf in September 2005
Role Carrier-based multirole fighter
Naitional oreegin Unitit States
Manufacturer McDonnell Douglas
Boeing Defense, Space & Security
First flicht 29 November 1995
Introduction 1999
Status In service
Primar uisers Unitit States Navy
Ryal Australie Air Force
Produced 1995–present
Nummer biggit 500 as o Aprile 2011[1]
Programme cost Tot procurement: US$48.09 billion (throu FY2011)[2]
Unit cost
US$60.9 million (2013 fleeaway cost)[3]
Developit frae McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
Variants Boeing EA-18G Growler

The Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet an relatit twin-seat F/A-18F are twin-ingine carrier-capable multirole fechter aircraft variants based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. U.S. Navy (21 April 2011). "Navy celebrates 500th Super Hornet, Growler delivery". Archived frae the oreeginal on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2011.
  2. "Analysis of the Fiscal Year 2012 Pentagon Spending Request." Retrieved: 22 September 2011.
  3. "Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 President's Budget Submission: Navy Justification Book Volume 1 Aircraft Procurement, Navy Budget Activities 1–4" (PDF). U.S. Department of Defense. March 2014. pp. 1–9. Archived frae the oreeginal (pdf) on 2014-04-01. Retrieved 2014-05-20.