Proposed Super Hornet upgrades

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Unread post18 Apr 2012, 12:40

Also at the Navy League show:

"Boeing is showing off some of the advanced features it is proposing for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. Some of these include conformal fuel tanks, an external weapons pod to reduce the jet's radar cross-section, better engines, and a new missile warning system among other improvements.

Inside the cockpit (both cockpits in the case of the F-model) is a new single-screen color LCD display. But what is truly impressive is a new 3D situational awareness display mode--it overlays various threats and displays them in an easy to understand graphic. Terrain can be overlaid on the display along with color-coded contours."


"Apparently, according to the Boeing engineer who was showing me the setup, the jet already collects that data, it's just that there is no way to display it in the current Block II cockpit."

http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-d ... r-hor.html
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Unread post18 Apr 2012, 13:50

Should not the 'other than F-35' items go here or wherever else appropriate?

http://www.f-16.net/f-16_forum_viewforum-f-36.html

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Unread post18 Apr 2012, 22:08

Sounds just like the International Road Map that Boeing put out a while back.

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