Swiss Hornet Life Extension Program Makes Progress

Credit: Tony Osborne/Aviation Week
Switzerland says it has completed the first of two phased upgrades to its McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C/D legacy Hornet fleet to ensure the type can soldier on through to 2030. The 450 million Swiss franc ($486.5 million) life extension program has modernized the 30-strong Hornet fleet’s communication...

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