Boeing will be building F-18s for the U.S. Navy for the next three years under a contract worth about $4 billion.
The 78 Block III configuration Super Hornet jets will include improved network capability, longer range, reduced radar signature, and advanced cockpit and communication systems.
Boeing will also begin converting existing Block II Super Hornets to Block III early in the next decade. The fighter’s life also will be extended from 6,000 hours to 10,000 hours.
Of the 78 Super Ho…
Source URL: Boeing Wins Contract For 78 New F-18s
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com