Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Boeing reveals advanced Super Hornet options
Flight Global ^ | 2/9/2011 | Greg Waldron

Posted on 02/09/2011 12:04:28 AM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld

Boeing has unveiled a series of advanced options for international customers of the F-18 E/F Super Hornet, including conformal fuel tanks, a pod for the internal carriage of weapons, an internally-mounted infrared search and track (IRST) sensor, and enhanced engine performance.

The new options could be available for Super Hornets delivered from 2015 onwards, though the options can be retrofitted to Block II versions of the aircraft, says Boeing. The options are currently in the "concept definition phase."

(Excerpt) Read more at flightglobal.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aerospace; boeing; f18; superhornet

1 posted on 02/09/2011 12:04:36 AM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: ErnstStavroBlofeld
Aero India: Guided tour of the souped-up Super Hornet [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lE3h8yImm4U

2 posted on 02/09/2011 5:08:45 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson