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Australia to Upgrade Malaysian F/A-18D Hornet fleet

Australia to Upgrade Malaysian F/A-18D Hornet fleet 19 February, 2020

Australia will upgrade Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) eight Boeing F/A-18D Hornet multirole fighters.

The works will be undertaken by Boeing Australia.

The aircraft will also undergo improvements in the cockpit displays, installing a new tactical data link, and improvements on its existing hardware.

The works would be undertaken in batches of 2 aircraft and will start this year and complete the works on all 8 aircraft by 2024. Upon completion, the RMAF F/A-18Ds is expected to be operational until 2035.

 

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