Super Hornets Strike in Southern Watch: Navy Command Ship Deploys to Djibouti
- Hornet Mishaps... Bartel, Matthew // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Jun2003, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p4
Examines some of the mishaps involving the Hornet jet fighter plane. Mishaps involving human error; Importance of operational risk management; Strategies to prevent mishaps, such as the offering of training; Suggestion that aviators with at least one previous Class A mishap have a predisposition...
- CAN YOU FIX IT? NADEP NORTH ISLAND TACKLES HORNET NOSE JOB. Mawhinney, John // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p13
The article reports that the Naval Air Depot (NADEP) North Island, California has bid farewell to RX-46, a special aircraft that had been with the facility for a very long time. Its memory will continue to be a source of pride and satisfaction for the unparalleled perseverance, professionalism,...
- DEFENSE NEWS. Kennedy, John F. // Microwave Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p51
The article presents news related to a new technology in the U.S. Navy. Raytheon's ASQ-228 ATFLIR targeting pod is now deployed with two F/A-18C Hornet squadrons onboard the USS John F. Kennedy (GVN 67). Delivered to the Navy just weeks before deployment, these, ATFLIR pods successfully...
- US will discuss codevelopment of updated... Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/21/87, Vol. 127 Issue 25, p20
A team of US Defense Department and Navy officials will hold preliminary discussions with allied officials on codevelopment of an upgraded McDonnell Douglas F/A-18. Called the Hornet 2000, the program was recently approved by the Defense Department and includes four configuration options. ...
- Navy to select Hornet 2000 design by end of.. Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/18/88, Vol. 128 Issue 3, p27
According to Defense Department officials, the Navy will choose one of four basic design options for a McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18 Hornet 2000 upgrade program by the end of January. Final Navy plans on the Hornet 2000 are due to the Secretary of Defense by the first week of March. It will be...
- Allison considers development of new high-performance engine. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/17/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p78
Talks about plans by General Motors Corp.'s Allison Gas Turbine Div. to get back into the high-performance military engine business in time for the prospective Hornet 2000, the successor to the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 strike fighter. Allison's strategic plan.
- Korea picks F/A-18 for coproduction, cites capabilities, industry benefits. Bond, D.F. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/1/1990, Vol. 132 Issue 1, p34
Reports that South Korea has chosen the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 strike fighter over the General Dynamics F-16 for its FX fighter program, because the F/A-18's capabilities and Douglas' economic package outweigh the F-16's lower cost.
- Military affairs update. Macrae, Duncan // Interavia Business & Technology;Apr95, Vol. 50 Issue 589, p39
Presents a photograph of a full-scale aluminum model of the McDonnell Douglas F-18E/F fighter aircraft. Design features.
- Navy seeks 228 more F/A-18C/Ds, rewinging of additional A-6Es. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/25/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 12, p24
Examines the Navy's new Pentagon request for 228 additional F/A-18 C/Ds and the rewinging of 60 A-6E attack aircraft. The increased procurement plan comes as an attempt to pick up the slack left by the cancellation of the A-12 program. Operational requirements; Long-term affordability;...