Switzerland Finishes Hornet Avionics Upgrade Work

 F/A-18 Hornet

Credit: Tony Osborne/Aviation Week
Switzerland has completed a series of avionics upgrades for its McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornets to keep the type in service until 2030. The upgrades include new software and encrypted radios as well as ongoing work to structurally extend the aircraft’s life to 6,000 hr. The 450 million Swiss franc...

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