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Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet | Airframer | Boeing Defense, Space & Security

A Boeing-built F/A-18 Super Hornet takes off from Lambert International Airport in St. Louis. Boeing will continue to deliver new Block III Super Hornets to the Navy through 2025.

Boeing builds on St Louis investment with F/A-18 sunset plan

A clear timetable for the end of F/A-18 production allows Boeing to redirect resources to future military aircraft programs, including support work on the next generation of advanced crewed and uncrewed aircraft.

07/06/2021Press Release:
The Boeing MQ-25 T1 test asset transfers fuel to a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet on June 4, marking the first time in history that an unmanned aircraft has refueled another aircraft. The MQ-25 Stingray will assume the carrier-based tanking role currently performed by F/A-18s, allowing for better use of the combat strike fighters and helping extend the range of the carrier air wing. (Photo: Kevin Flynn)
Navy, Boeing make aviation history with MQ-25 becoming the first unmanned aircraft to refuel another aircraft
21/12/2020Press Release:
Boeing Super Hornet demonstrates ski-jump launch capability
17/06/2020Press Release:
F/A-18 Block III flight test aircraft F287 makes its first flight in May 2020. Boeing has delivered the first two Block III flight test aircraft to the U.S. Navy. (Photo: Boeing)
Boeing delivers first F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets to U.S. Navy for flight test
03/06/2020Press Release:
Boeing delivers first Super Hornet Blue Angel test jet

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