The Super Hornet and Growler production line is an investment in the United States economy. In total it supports more than 60,000 highly skilled jobs in 44 states, including small businesses. If production ends, so would the ability to sustain these jobs and businesses. The below map shows the Growler and Super Hornet’s impact in every state.
The EA-18G is the cornerstone of the naval Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) mission. Derived from the combat proven F/A-18F aircraft, the EA-18G incorporates advanced AEA avionics bringing transformational capability for suppression of enemy air defenses (SEAD) and non-traditional electronic attack operations.
The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is a combat-proven strike fighter with built-in versatility. The Super Hornet’s suite of integrated and networked systems provides enhanced interoperability, total force support for the combatant commander and for the troops on the ground.