The Navy said it successfully recovered an F/A-18E Super Hornet that blew overboard from an aircraft carrier last month. The service previously said the aircraft was blown overboard from the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) on July 8 due to unexpectedly heavy weather in the Mediterranean Sea while the ...

An F/A-18E/F Super Hornet embarked aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) aircraft carrier was blown overboard on July 8 due to heavy weather, the Navy said on July 10. CVN-75 was dealing with “unexpected heavy weather in the Mediterranean Sea” while conducting a replenishment-at-sea when the ...

The U.S. Navy and Boeing [BA] recently proved the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet can operate via a ski jump ramp in testing, a necessary step for India’s aircraft carriers, the company said Monday. The demonstration was held at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., at an undisclosed time and showed the ...

On Oct. 1, L3Harris [LHX] touted its experience building avionics systems for the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets a day after the company secured avionics supplier contracts for the aircraft. On Sept. 30, the Pentagon said the company’s facilities in Palm Bay, Fla., had won $20 ...