US Navy Fighters
- local_airportMcDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
- precision_manufacturingMcDonnell Douglas
- content_pasteThe Hornet was conceived from the word go as a dual-role aircraft, hence the designation F/A-18, which means Fighter-Attack. It was meant to supplement the role of the F-14 Tomcat, providing shorter range Air defense and to totally replace the A-7 Corsair and A-6 Intruder.