Marine Corps Aviation; Is the Hornet the Answer?
AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL
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By analyzing the performance of the FA-18 Hornet in accomplishing the tasks assigned to Marine Corps fighterattack aviation, the author concludes that the FA-18 satisfies Marine Corps requirements for the remainder of this century. A historical overview of the first 29 months of Marine Corps Hornet operations 1 August 1982-1 January 1985 and a general description of the aircrafts unique characteristics serve to provide the reader sufficient background information to draw his or her own conclusion about the performance of the FA-18 Hornet.
- Attack and Fighter Aircraft