U.S. Navy F-18 Hornet Strike Fighter

U.S. Navy F-18 Hornet Strike Fighter

The F/A-18 Hornet, an all-weather aircraft, is used as an attack aircraft as well as a fighter. In its fighter mode, the F/A-18 is used primarily as a fighter escort and for fleet air defense; in its attack mode, it is used for force projection, interdiction and close and deep air support.

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