Tag: F/A-18E/F Super Hornet block III

  • India ties carrier-based fighter purchases to deal with major tech transfers

    India, as expected, is trying to leverage high-value defense deals to obtain technologies. In 2017, the Indian Navy launched the (MRCBF)┬áMulti Role Carrier Borne Fighter program┬áto procure 57 multi-role carrier-based combat aircraft that can be operated from an aircraft carrier in STOBAR configuration (Short Take-off But Arrested Recovery, Short Take-off Barrier Arrested Recovery) than CATOBAR […]

  • Canada could acquire 88 F-35A fighter-bombers; SAAB Gripen E is an option

    Canada could acquire 88 F-35A fighter-bombers; SAAB Gripen E is an option

    Canada wants to equip its Air Force with 88 F-35A fighter jets under Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP). According to its defense minister, negotiations with Lockheed Martin have already begun. These 88 5th generation fighter jets will replace the 40-year-old fleet of CF-118s, local designation of the F/A-18 Hornet, operated by the Air Force […]