Boeing delivered the first two F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets to the U.S. Navy for flight testing. One jet is a single-seat E model and the other is a two-seat F model.
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10 Jun 2020
The Bell Boeing V-22 team recently delivered its 400th aircraft, a CV-22 for U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. The first production V-22 was delivered on May 24, 1999, and today deliveries occur under the Multi-year Procurement III contract valued at $5 billion. That agreement, which runs through 2024, includes variants for the Marines, Air Force, and Navy, as well as the first international customer, Japan.
04 Jun 2020
The first F/A-18 Block III Super Hornet test jet took its first flight at Boeing's factory in St. Louis, Missouri, the company announced today.
03 Jun 2020
Boeing has delivered the first Super Hornet test aircraft for the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angel flight demonstration squadron.
30 May 2020
Here is Naval News' Monthly Recap video for May 2020. This month we cover a multi-domain ASuW exercise in Sweden, the new F/A-18 Block III, the construction of France's future replenishment tanker and vessel deliveries in Egypt and Russia.
15 May 2020
The U.S. Navy received its 100th P-8A aircraft from Boeing today as the global fleet, which also includes the Indian navy and the Australian and U.K. air forces, approaches 300,000 flight hours of hunting submarines and providing aerial reconnaissance capabilities around the world on May 14, 2020.
14 May 2020
The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a combined $3.1 billion in contracts for Harpoon and Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Response (SLAM ER) weapon systems in support of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) on May 13, 2020.
13 May 2020
The first F/A-18 Block III Super Hornet test jet has rolled out of final assembly at Boeing's factory in St. Louis, Missouri, the company announced on May 8, 2020.
27 Apr 2020
Since 2005, F/A-18 Super Hornet Block II aircraft have been rolling off Boeing’s production line and serving as the U.S. Navy’s multi-mission capable workhorse. The service took delivery of the final Block II Super Hornet, closing out a run of 322 one-seater F/A-18Es and 286 two-seated F/A-18Fs, on April 17.
03 Apr 2020
The Royal Air Force has formally declared an Initial Operating Capability (IOC) of its brand-new Poseidon MRA Mk1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft. The UK’s Poseidon fleet, currently comprising of two aircraft with seven more to be delivered, strengthens our maritime security, helping to protect our people and our interests, at home and overseas.