Boeing Delivers First Texas-Modified F/A-18E/F To U.S. Navy

An F/A-18E/F Block II emerges after completing a service life modification process at Kelly Field.
Credit: Boeing
Boeing has delivered the first F/A-18E/F to the U.S. Navy that was updated at a Service Life Modification (SLM) center in San Antonio, Texas. Three F/A-18E/Fs already have been delivered from an SLM line in St. Louis, Missouri, according to a Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) news release But the...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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