Tag Archives: F/A-18 Super Hornet

Boeing, HAL, Mahindra team up on bid for India’s fighter aircraft contract

Boeing has partnered with India-based Mahindra Defence Systems and Hindustan Aeronautics to offer the country’s air force the F/A-18 Super Hornet platform, Flightglobal reported Friday. The Chicago-based aerospace and defense company intends to propose a fighter aircraft production facility as part of its support to “Make in India” goals. The Indian air force sent a …

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LRASM field test from F/A-18 Super Hornet slated for this year

Boeing‘s F/A-18 Super Hornet will be live-testing Lockheed Martin‘s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile later this year, Military.com reported Tuesday. The AGM-158C LRASM is expected to become operational in September 2019. At Naval Station Patuxent River, Md., the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet completed a successful “jettison release” test in 2017, which led to captive-carry tests at Navy …

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Boeing Proposes to Build Super Hornet Manufacturing Facility in India

Boeing will establish a manufacturing facility for F/A-18 Super Hornet in India if the company wins a fighter aircraft supply contract with the Indian military, The Economic Times reported Monday. The report said India’s navy wants to procure 57 units of aircraft that can operate from carriers to support air defense, air-to-surface, buddy refueling and reconnaissance …

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Report: Talks Continue on Potential Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Aircraft Production Facilities in India

The U.S. and Indian governments look to close a deal that will potentially bring the production of fighter aircraft from Lockheed Martin and Boeing to India, the Washington Post reported Monday. Annie Gowen writes Lockheed has proposed to move its Texas-based F-16 assembly line to India, which will make the country the sole producer …

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