Pages

INDONESIA DEFENCE adalah blog Berita,ulasan, artikel Pertahanan dan Keamanan, Industri Militer Indonesia dan Dunia, Perkembangan Alutsista terkini, serta perkembangan POLITIK DALAM DAN LUAR NEGERI.

BERITA TERKINI DI INDONESIA DEFENCE

Friday, August 5, 2011

The Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Hornet

F/A-18 Hornet Image
The Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Hornet is a multi-role fighter designed for both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. It is capable of air interception, air combat, close air support of ground troops, and interdiction of enemy supply lines including shipping.

The Hornet is operated by:

Hornet weapons include:

  • 20mm nose-mounted cannon
  • wide range of air-to air and air-to-surface missiles
  • laser-guided and conventional bombs.
The Hornet is capable of air-to-air refuelling from our old Boeing B-707 aircraft and the new KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transports .
F/A-18 Hornet on white background The Hornet was developed for the US Navy and Marine Corps and has been a very successful aircraft. It is also used by Canada, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Spain and Switzerland. The fleet has just undergone a major avionics upgrade to ensure effective operations for the next 10 to 15 years.
Air Force will obtain 24 Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornets by 2010 to ensure Australia's air combat capability edge is maintained until the full introduction into service of the F-35 Lightning Joint Strike Fighter.

Related links

Boeing F/A-18 Hornet technical specifications
Manufacturer Boeing (originally McDonnell-Douglas)
Role Multi-role fighter
Crew One or two
Engine Two low-bypass F404-GE-400 turbofans (7,258kg thrust each)
Airframe Length: 17.1m, height: 4.7m
Wingspan 12.4m
Weight 10,660kg basic, 20,412kg maximum
Speed Mach 1.8 (2,200km/h)
Range
  • Ferrying 2,700km (without refuelling)
  • Interdiction over 1,000km
  • Combat radius 740km
Ceiling Above 45,000 feet
Weapons
  • AIM-120 AMRAAM active radar guided missiles
  • AIM-7 Sparrow radar-guided long-range missiles
  • AIM-9 Sidewinder infra-red seeking missiles
  • Harpoon anti-ship missiles
  • conventional and laser-guided bombs
  • M61 20mm nose-mounted cannon
Avionics
  • Hughes APG73 multi-mode radar
  • GPS
  • inertial navigation system
  • VHF omni-directional range/instrument landing system
  • two mission computers
  • head-up cockpit display
  • multi-functional cathode ray tube displays 
SOURSCE :http://www.airforce.gov.au/Aircraft/hornet.aspx

5 komentar:

sexiest said...

Super hornet isn't guarantee that the aussie will has air superiority over its neighborhod

ferry lazzuardo said...

Jangan berhenti untuk terus berkarya, semoga

kesuksesan senantiasa menyertai kita semua.
keep update! Teknologi mobil

harga yamaha YZF said...


Jangan berhenti untuk terus berkarya, semoga kesuksesan senantiasa menyertai kita semua.
keep update!Harga Yamaha YZF

nanda said...


terima kasih atas informasinya..
semoga dapat bermanfaat bagi kita semua :) The Virgin

nanda said...


terima kasih atas informasinya..
kunjungi juga website kami Piala Dunia 2014

sukses selalu

Post a Comment

DISCLAIMER : KOMENTAR DI BLOG INI BUKAN MEWAKILI ADMIN INDONESIA DEFENCE , MELAINKAN KOMENTAR PRIBADI PARA BLOGERSISTA
KOMENTAR POSITIF OK