Tag Archives: Boeing F/A-18 Advanced Super Hornet

Winter Defensive Counter Air in Lapland: What can we deduct?

AS I have pointed out quite many times, Command Modern Operations is COMMERCIAL software, ie a game, a very simulation oriented, very realistic but still a game. So the scenarios done here will not be 100% accurate representation of actual … Continue reading

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Rhinos of Winter Night

DISCLAIMERS First: I do not have ANY knowledge of the “official” scenarios of the HX program, but I have tried to make educated guess what kind of situations these might be. DCA scenario is definately there as defensive and offensive … Continue reading

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A LOOONG overdue post about the Kauhava 2020 airfair!

This post has been long overdue! Reasons for this has been my studies for engineering degree, and family life. But without further ado, let us get into business! All the HX candidates were present, but unfortunately Eurofighter Typhoon only with … Continue reading

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AFB Halli’s Hornets at the fray.

If you want to see the defenses in the island please refer to post Blind man’s Bluff. Loadouts As the Boeing case is made to great extend Super Hornets and Growlers SEAD capabilites I chose to have 4 Growlers for … Continue reading

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Sarvikuonoja Suomenlahdella

Jos Rafale on HX-kisan musta hevonen, on F/A-18E/F/G saman tarinan äänetön kostaja. Siinä on kaikki Hornetin hyvät puolet, mutta enemmän niitä: Massiivinen asekuorma, sille on tai siihen tulee saamaan KAIKKI, siis IHAN KAIKKI, lännessä tulossa olevat ja suunnittelupöydillä vielä kehittyvät … Continue reading

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Some HX-fighter replacement program stuff in the middle.

Finnish national broadcasting corporation did two pieces of HX-replacement program yesterday. There was regular news story HERE and discussion and piece in current affairs program A-studio. These go hand in hand, sort of. What was really interresting was that discussion … Continue reading

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Boeing Rhinos on Rampage!

disclaimer: Unfortunately this scenario is too complex for going through on plane to plane basics. So insights are given out in Conclusions below. Finnish Air force is going to launch operation “Marokon Kauhu” into Karelia and Karelian isthmus. You can … Continue reading

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A bit Deeper Look at the Boeing’s Loyal Wingman

I’m going to look a bit of stealth capabilities of Boeing’s Loyal Wingman in general terms, and what would this kind of capability bring to table concerning the HX-program. The sensor and weapon packages for LW are still unknown, but … Continue reading

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Ja sitten Boeing vetäsi ässän hihasta.

Boeingin F/A-18 E/F Rhinoksi, tai Super Hornetiksi, kutsuttu tukialushävittäjä, on edelleen yhtenä mukana HX- kandidaattien joukossa. Konetta on pidetty “vanhana”,  vaikka se on edelleen ja tulee olemaan nähtävissä olevassa tulevaisuudessa, ainakin vuoteen 2050, USN tukialuksien hävittäjälaivueiden (pääasiallisena) koneena. Kristallipalloni ei … Continue reading

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HX Scenario 1. Rhinos on rampage.

This scenario is based in wargame where Russia makes grap on Åland islands as a part of conflict in Baltic states. This is fourth installment of what might be the grab of Åland islands scenario. Even though F/A-18 E/F/G that is offered … Continue reading

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