Appears in Hits With Tom Cruise, F/A-18E Super Hornet Fighter Jet Revealed That Not Much Interest

Appears in Hits With Tom Cruise, F/A-18E Super Hornet Fighter Jet Revealed That Not Much Interest
Tom Cruise poses for the media during the 'Top Gun Maverick' UK premiere at a central London cinema

International Military - A US Navy fighter jet crashed on Friday, in the Mojave Desert. The F/A-18 Super Hornet jet was involved in the crash based at Naval Air Station Lemoore. The jet crashed at around 2:30 p.m. EST near Trona, in San Bernardino County.

Quoted from, this accident killed the pilot. However, the name of the pilot is unknown. On the other hand, the Naval Security Forces responded to the scene, as did firefighters based at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake.

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Meanwhile, the cause of this accident is still under investigation. The F/A-18E Super Hornet is one of the fighter jets launched from the US carrier. In fact, this fighter jet was specifically present in a recently released film.

With the title of the film "Top Gun: Maverick", which features agile Super Hornet in the film. The film is expected to receive great promotion and gain global media attention, and so will Boeing's 'powerful' F/A-18E Super Hornet.

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Also known, this Boeing jet has experienced bad weather in recent years, losing out to competitors such as Lockheed, Saab, Rafale, etc. Although the F-18 Super Hornet is considered one of the deadliest and fighter-proven aircraft in the US arsenal, there are few buyers for this fighter jet.

Quoted from the Eurasian Times, the US Navy itself announced in 2020 that it would stop buying the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet from FY22. The Block III variant has received several appreciations.

As is known, the first operational Super Hornet aircraft was delivered to the US Navy in September last year. Although more than 700 F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets are in service today, only Australia and Kuwait have purchased the fighter jets.

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In 2010, Boeing announced the "Super Hornet International Roadmap" highlighting a series of potential upgrades to the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to increase its exports. Despite all the efforts, Boeing has lost major export deals with Lockheed Martin (F-35), Dassault Aviation (Rafale), and Saab (Gripen).

Against the backdrop of disappointing losses for Boeing, the launch of 'Top Gun: Maverick' became one of the promotional events for the F-18. By featuring one of the most famous actors in the world, Tom Cruise, the existence of the F-18 was immediately noticed by the world.

In the end, it is hoped that this will increase his reputation and his declining sales.

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