Navy"s F/A-18 expected to be an effective performer but problems still face the program
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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Navy -- Aviation.,
  • Hornet (Jet fighter plane),
  • Fighter planes -- United States.

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18023661M

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But the F program headlines also include speed bumps associated with any major international technology program and there are still many (for someone “too many”) things yet to be fixed. All U.S. Navy Super Hornets and Growlers grounded after incident injured aircrew. these programs face many problems before the latest East Coast naval F/A Hornet squadrons video. Much like the Korean War, the Navy does more surface support and air missions than actual naval combat. The Battle of Dong Hoi changes this. Three North Vietnamese MiGF fighter-bombers, several torpedo boats and shore batteries assault US ships in the first air raid the Navy has faced since WWII. Apr 10,  · WASHINGTON: Stealth is being outpaced by software, radar and computing power, so electronic warfare and cyber attacks are growing in importance. While the F .

Jul 30,  · I can answer that. I was a Navy CDR serving on the staff of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD, PA&E) in the late 80s. I was a Navy A-7E pilot and had OSD oversight of the USN and USMC tactical aircraft, including the A And, let me re. Jun 12,  · -The true cost impact of the F program must include the large sums paid to upgrade various legacy aircraft due to the F’s excessive delays. Those costs are not accounted for in conventional analysis. If we did this we would be force to make two other changes to F program. As a continuation of our previous work during Operation Desert Shield/Storm, we examined the effect a fleet exercise has on the work/rest patterns, fatigue, and cognitive performance of F/A aviators. For 10 days during Fleet Exercise , 25 pilots from VFA and VFA completed daily work/rest logs while performing their usual by: 1. Let them declare IOC. The USMC is clearly incapable of orienting to reality with this program, so let them own the disaster that it is. There isn't enough money to fix the concurrency and unreliability issues. And what can't be paid for, won't. Ultimately, the Marines will live without fast jets. As that's the exact outcome they're driving towards.