Accession Number:

ADA159213

Title:

Marine Corps Aviation; Is the Hornet the Answer?

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE