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Offline Triton

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Re: Boeing Bullish Over F-18 and Future Programs
« Reply #45 on: October 01, 2017, 04:05:21 am »
It's probably just Berlin looking at all the (limited) off the shelf options available.
Its notable that they aren't looking at an F-15 to replace the Tornado.

Of course, a long time ago the Germans were quite keen on the F-18L rather than stumping up money on a Eurofighter, funny how things go in circles in the world of aviation.

The German Ministry of Defense also asked for a classified briefing on the F-15. That misunderstanding is probably my fault because the article didn't fit neatly into a single topic.

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Re: Boeing Bullish Over F-18 and Future Programs
« Reply #46 on: October 19, 2017, 06:09:41 am »
Hi,

Stealthy Super Hornet In Cards As Boeing Plans Major Overhaul;

As the U.S. Navy’s Super Hornets reach the end of their planned service life, Boeing is eyeing an exhaustive overhaul that will involve structural upgrades and potentially a new stealth coating to keep the F/A-18Es and Fs relevant well into the ...

http://aviationweek.com/defense/stealthy-super-hornet-cards-boeing-plans-major-overhaul?NL=AW-05&Issue=AW-05_20171019_AW-05_488&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_2&utm_rid=CPEN1000002229670&utm_campaign=12187&utm_medium=email&elq2=31e4792a665b40e3b2dc468d4a9b80a3