The Navy wants to truncate production of the legacy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in favor of pumping money into accelerating the development of its long-gestating next-generation carrier-based fighter program, the service revealed in its Fiscal Year 2021 budget request.
Tag Archives : Naval Aviation
01 Oct 2019
On 29 September, 2019, LCA Naval Prototype-2 launched off the ski jump at 1621 hours and then subsequently “trapped” at 1631 hrs on the arresting gear site
11 Jan 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) took delivery of its first Dassault Rafale M fighter upgraded to the F-3R standard in December 2018. The two major capabilities introduced with the F3-R standard are the arrival of the Meteor BVRAAM missile (coupled with the Rafale's RBE2 AESA radar) and the new-generation Talios targeting pod.