Monday, January 30, 2023

Topic: F-18

Northrop says new AARGM-ER missile successful in latest flight tests

U.S. Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. said that it has completed the fourth successful flight test of its new long-range anti-radiation missile. According to a press release from...

US Pegasus refueled Finnish F/A-18s for the first time

The U.S. Air Force announced on Thursday that its newest KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling tanker refueled Finnish F/A-18 fighter jets for the first time in Finland airspace,...

U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter gets new targeting pod

U.S. defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced that its LITENING advanced targeting pod has successfully completed its first test flights on the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 Super...

General Electric gets $220M contract for F414 engines in support of F/A-18 production

The U.S. Navy has given General Electric Co., the world's largest aircraft engine maker, a contract modification F414 engines, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract...

Australian F/A-18 fighter jet fails take-off at Amberley airbase, pilots eject

On morning Tuesday, a Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet failed to take off from Amberley airbase after one of its engines malfunctioned. According to...

U.S. Navy F/A-18E fighter crash: pilot ejected safely

A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet crashed during a routine sortie in the Superior Valley, just south of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake late...

U.S. approves possible sale of F-35 and F/A-18E/F fighters to Switzerland

The U.S. Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said Monday it had notified Congress of a possible sale of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft...

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