About the Super Hornet
The Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet is a combat-proven, modern tactical aircraft with a documented track record of success in both the United States and Australia. More than 700 Super Hornets join the 1,479 Hornets that support air force and naval operations for customers around the world. The Super Hornet has the leading-edge technology, known low acquisition and sustainment costs, and comprehensive industrial program that will meet Canada’s national security needs and provide broad-based benefits to Canadian industry for decades to come.
We invite you to learn more about the Super Hornet and Boeing’s activities in Canada through this site, where you can:
- Read about Super Hornet capabilities relative to Canada’s mission needs
- Learn more about Boeing’s partnerships with Canadian industry
- Get news about Boeing’s activities in Canada, view Super Hornet photos, and more
Boeing has continued to invest in the Canadian aerospace industry through its industrial engagement programs and work packages. Today, there are more than 560 suppliers across the country that support both Boeing’s commercial and defense platforms. A recent study revealed that Boeing contributes more than CAD$4 billion annual to Canada’s economic growth and development, supporting more than 17,000 jobs across the country.
Why the F/A-18 Super Hornet is the Optimal Solution for Canada