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.
Broader Terms:1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Narrower Terms:EA-18 Hornet
Related Terms:AIM-120 AMRAAM