Tag: F/A-18A

First Two Australian F/A-18A “interim fighters” for RCAF arrived in Cold Lake
Canada is procuring 18 F/A-18A fighter aircraft and parts from the Government of Australia to rapidly increase availability of the CF-18 fleet On Feb. 17, 2019, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) received the first two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18 interim fighter aircraft, an important milestone and investment in sustaining...
The F/A-18A+ lags behind the rest of the fleet's Super Hornets in terms of technology and can't fully integrate into today's carrier air wing The FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) bill by the U.S. House Armed Services Committee (HASC) has included language directing the U.S. Navy to come with a plan to replace the F/A-18A+ in service with Reserve...
Until an open competition can be completed to replace its CF-18s, the Canadian government would like to purchase an interim fleet of Super Hornet aircraft to flank its "Legacy" Hornets On Mar. 13, 2017 the Government of Canada has moved another step closer towards acquiring the F/A-18 Super Hornet to supplement its CF-18 fleet by issuing a Letter of Request to...