India has the most powerful defence system, which makes the country strong compared to other powerful ones. With more than 139,576 active personnel and 140,000 reserve personnel, India has the 4th largest air force in the world. Moreover, India has more than 1,850 aircraft which run on the latest technology and are powerful. Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is among the most potent frontline fighters carried by the Indian Navy Force.
Let us look at India’s best aircraft and learn about their technology.
All About Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet for Indian Navy
1. Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is India’s unique aircraft and the world’s most advanced and robust multi-role naval fighter.
2. With its unique features and diversified capabilities, this aircraft is best with Indian Navy carriers.
3. The aircraft is made as a carrier-based fighter which can be used for high-loading works and high-stress tasks, which means it is the best for any navy purpose.
4. The Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is designed such that it needs no support equipment and operates at the lowest cost per flight hour with excellent readiness rates for missions.
Specifications of Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
1. Carrier Compatibility
- Firstly, it is compatible with INS Vikrant and INS Vikramaditya
- Proven to be safe and ideal for carrier lift fitment
- Risk-free structural removals
2. Two-Seater Value
- The two-seater variant is suitable for carrier missions and capable of taking land-based missions.
3. Economic Factor
- Cheapest acquisition and per-flight costs
- Greater mission readiness rates
- 10,000 hours airframe made for future upgradations
4. By India, For India Sustainment
‘For India- By India‘ sustainment program is built on the foundation of eight decades of India’s history and promotes the country’s leverage programs, supply chain capabilities and local industry partnership.
The Boeing Super Hornet will be supplied to the Indian Navy and the U.S based partners till the lifecycle of the aircraft. All the decisions are made to enable its growth, risk minimization, and expertise in aircraft maintenance. As a result, the country makes greater aircraft availability at competitive prices to the Indian Navy.