Tag Archives: Boeing F-18 E/F

Reblog: Future is Bright for F/A-18 E/F/G Rhino

Via War is Boring from National Interest. With the U.S. Navy struggling to make up a shortfall in its strike fighter inventory, the future looks bright for Boeing’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler. The Navy plans to order at … Continue reading

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Boeing ja F/A 18 E/F/G Rhino takaisin taistoon

Kesäkuun lentonäytöksissä Helsingissä ja Seinäjoella tuli selväksi, että KAIKKI HX kandidaatit ovat kilvassa mukana ja ajavat pitkillä valoilla. Ihmettelimme kollektiivisesti viime vuonna Kuopiossa Boeingin valitsemaa taktiikkaa HX ohjelmassa, ja muutenkin heikäläisten hiljaisuutta hankkeen ympärillä. Itselläni alkoi versoa ajatus, että Boeingille … Continue reading

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Boeing calling it a day in Belgian Fighter program

Today Boeing announced that they will not be participating further in Belgiums F-16 fighter replacement program. They cuote as a reason unlevel “playing field”. This is underrestood as a stoneaxe toward US government direction rather than the competition in Europe. … Continue reading

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HX program in winter hibernation, or quiet before the storm?

HX program is in a bit of a hibernation it seems from the outside of the Air Force, but in the Air Force they are thoroughly reading through the 8000+ Pages of documentation about the different bidders in the HX-Program. … Continue reading

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REBLOG Stealth and EW are needed in 2030 battle space to get success.

Originally from USNI magazine in 2014. LINK HERE Gives some inkling in dedicated EW planes capabilities. In here it is Boeing F/A-18 G Growler, but is applicable to all HX-FRP EW options. Any air force component will need to have, … Continue reading

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HX-FRP, What do the documents say?

First the disclaimer: I’m just interested party, ultimate payer and a blogger, in HX-Fighter Replacement Program. I have never seen and much likely never will see the wheelbarrow loads of documentation that the HX-FRP produces. But I try to make … Continue reading

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HX program took a step forward

First a disclaimer: I’m not serving in Air Force, nor did I recieve the orginal RFIs from anywhere. I have tried contacting the manufacturers, but I have not always been succesfull of getting more information on HX fighters.  All RFIs … Continue reading

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