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F/A-18 Hornet

Definition/Scope: A twin-engine supersonic, fighter/attack aircraft. The C (single-seat) and D (dual-seat) models have an all-weather intercept, identify and destroy capability. The Hornet is equipped with an electronic self-protection jammer, and is both air-to-air and air-to-ground capable. It is designed to operate from both land bases and aircraft carriers. Designated as F/A-18.

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Broader Terms:

1st Marine Aircraft Wing
fighter aircraft
Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center

Narrower Terms:

EA-18 Hornet
F/A-18D Hornet
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

Related Terms:

naval aircraft
Tactical Automated Mission Planning System

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