A multipurpose aircraft that replaced several US Navy carrier aircraft

An excellent video that explains the F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter and its armament

The Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter, which made its first flight in 1995, is today the spearhead of US naval aviation.

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This excellent fighter, designed from the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet, is larger than its predecessor. It is also a multipurpose aircraft, which can carry out interception, close air support, attack and even in-flight refueling missions. Serving all these purposes, the Super Hornet replaced several US Navy carrier aircraft: the historic Grumman F-14 Tomcat interceptor, the Vought A-7 Corsair II attack aircraft, and the Grumman A-6 Intruder carrier bomber. Additionally, its electronic warfare variant, the EA-18G Growler, replaced the EA-6B Prowler.

A few days ago, the YouTube channel AiTelly published an interesting computer-generated video that shows what the Super Hornet is like inside and how it works, as well as explaining its different weapons configurations (depending on the mission assigned to it) and what they are:


Photo: US Navy.

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