VX-23

First fleet representative Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pods delivered to the US Navy

First fleet representative Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pods delivered to the US Navy

The US Navy’s first AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band production representative pods arrived at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft… Read More

2 years ago

US Navy Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet test jet controls three UAVs

The UAVs executed all commands given by Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet pilots during tests over a two-week period. Boeing… Read More

2 years ago

US Navy receives First Operational Block III Super Hornet, the most advanced F/A-18 ever built

Block III gives the Navy the most networked and survivable F/A-18 Super Hornet built with a technology insertion plan that… Read More

3 years ago

F/A-18 Super Hornet completes first flight with US Navy Tactical Combat Training System Increment II

The TCTS II system, developed by Collins, is an open architecture system enabling highly secure air combat training between aircraft,… Read More

3 years ago

Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band flies for the first time on EA-18G Growler

The first flight, conducted by Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, is a Safety of Flight (SOF) checkout that… Read More

4 years ago

Boeing delivers first two F/A-18 Block III Super Hornet test aircraft to U.S. Navy

The first operational Block III jet will be delivered to the Navy in early 2021. Boeing delivered the first two… Read More

4 years ago

US Navy Hoists EA-18G Growler to complete Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band Electromagnetic Environmental Effects testing

Next step is flight testing with VX-23 and Milestone C is projected for the end of this fiscal year. The… Read More

4 years ago

This Photo of a VX-23 F-35B in “Beast Mode” Gives Major Autumn Vibes

The cool photo in this post features an F-35B Lightning II in ‘beast mode’ assigned to VX-23 Salty Dogs giving… Read More

4 years ago

LSO remotely takes over F/A-18 thanks to ATARI – no, not the iconic gaming system from the 80s

ATARI technology gives LSOs the ability to take over and maneuver aircraft during recovery operations For the first time, a… Read More

6 years ago

USMC TESTS F-35B ON SLOPED LANDING PADS

The F-35B can operate from quickly prepared landing strips close to the front and away from the fixed airfields which… Read More

6 years ago

USS GERALD R. FORD CARRIER LAUNCHES AND RECOVERS ITS FIRST AIRCRAFT

VX-23 F/A-18F Super Hornet flown by Lt. Cmdr. Jamie Struck caught the number two arresting wire of Ford's advanced arresting… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. NAVY HAS FIXED EMALS PROBLEMS WITH LAUNCHING F/A-18s LOADED WITH FUEL TANKS

71 EMALS launches were conducted to confirm F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler outfitted with wing-mounted, 480-gallon external fuel tanks… Read More

7 years ago