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1 The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Tomorrow’s Air Power Today Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

2 CC42P07002.ppt Programmatics Strategic Transformation… Time-critical precision engagement MYP II: FY05-09, 210 A/C, includes 56 EA-18G –Contract: 30 Dec 2003 –$1.1B Savings, $100M CRI –FMS increases savings Spiral development –ATFLIR – IDECM – MIDS –AESA – AMC&D – ACS Neck-down: replaces EA-6B, F-14, S-3 $1B annual fleet operations savings New, now, network centric Performance better than plan MYP I: $700M in customer savings On cost, ahead of schedule Balanced: Survivability and stealth Commercial-based logistics Network-Centric Operations Integrated battlespace times capability multipliers Effects-based warfare Fast track technology transition F/A-18E/F/G 2007 EA-18G Super Hornet 2005 Super Hornet Today... of Tactical Aviation Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

3 USN Complementary Plan: F/A-18E/F + F-35C USN complementary plan: F/A-18E/F/G+F-35C… Same benefits can apply for international customers F/A-18A-C F/A-18E/F, EA-18G S-3B F/A-18E/F/G Block 2 – AESA / MIDS / ATFLIR F-35C Block 3 – AESA / MIDS / ATFLIR F/A-18E/F and EA-18G Carrier Air Wing saves over $1B per year in operations and maintenance costs to the fleet F-35C Complementary Capabilities... No Capability Gap F/A-18A-C F-14A/D CC42P07003.ppt Programmatics Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd EA-6B

4 CC42P09013.ppt Warfighter/Capabilities The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet: Delivering Capability on Time F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Long range Increased survivability/lethality Improved carrier suitability Tanker Long-term growth MYP FY Advanced Mission Computer & Displays Advanced EW suite Advanced weapons Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System Combat deployed Block Advanced Crew Station AESA radar MIDS ATFLIR AIM-9X Network centric MYP2 FY05-09 Block 2 EA-18G 2008 … State of the art receiver system Full-spectrum Electronic Attack Self-escort capability Network centric operations Block 2 Plus Spiral upgrade path to grow in pace with joint network centric development Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

5 Super Hornet – Capability Sooner at Lower Cost USN complementary plan: F/A-18E/F/G + F-35C… complementary capabilities – no capability gap  Payload flexibility  17,700 lb payload  Balanced survivability  Mission utility (Tanker, Deep Strike, FAC, (A), (RECCE)  Two-seat operations (F/A-18F)  Twin engine  Advanced technology sensors (AESA, ATFLIR)  Network enabled operations (MIDS, DCS)  UCAV interoperability/ control (growth)  Advanced support concept  Balanced  Autonomic logistics F-35C Blk-3 F/A-18E/F Blk-2 ORD Specifications  Multi-aspect signature reduction (with internal carriage of stores)  Increased range (CV version only)  Distributed infra-red sensors  Single engine CC42P07004.ppt Programmatics Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

6 CC42P07009.ppt Programmatics Stable, long-term, low-risk production program Super Hornet Program Status 5th year of MYP I On cost, ahead of original schedule, under weight $700M cost savings MYP II – FY aircraft $1B+ cost savings Operational in the fleet Fleet replacement squadron 8 operational squadrons 3 squadrons operated OEF/OIF Replaces F-14, F/A-18A-C, S-3B, EA-6B EA-18G entered SDD Dec 2003 Calendar year deliveries MYP I FY00-04 MYP II FY05-09 (Total E/F/G production) MYP II FY05-09 (Total E/F/G production) International Block 2 LRIP SDD Breakout of EA-18G (90)* 2014 Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

7 CC42P07010.ppt Programmatics The U.S. Government’s long-term commitment to the Super Hornet ensures continued support 2 multi-year procurement contracts On cost, ahead of schedule, under weight In-service with U.S. Navy beyond multi-year procurement contracts On cost, ahead of schedule, under weight In-service with U.S. Navy beyond 2030 U.S. Navy confidence In production today (low risk) Long-term USG commitment U.S. Navy confidence In production today (low risk) Long-term USG commitment 1996 Airframe/engine development Calendar Year First flight Development test Operational evaluation Full rate production authorization First production delivery USN fiscal year current plan (460) In service Long-Term U.S. Government Commitment 2013 Initial operational capability EA-18G International USN current plan (90) Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

8 GP42P11022.ppt Growth Super Hornet Growth Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

9 CC42P09025.ppt Warfighter/Capabilities APG-79 AESA Radar Improves affordability –Designed for low total ownership cost Improves survivability –Longer ranges for stand-off weapons –Optimize radar contribution to signature –Counter advanced threats Improves supportability –Increased reliability –Increased availability –Supports two level maintenance Enhances situation awareness –Near simultaneous modes Improves lethality –Increased air-to-air detection and tracking range –Multi-target track –High resolution SAR maps at long standoff ranges –Precision all-weather targeting A quantum leap in sensor technology for unequalled combat capability Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

10 CC42P09028.ppt Warfighter/Capabilities AESA Radar Excellent Supportability The AESA provides significant combat capability and high reliability High Reliability –Graceful array degradation –No array maintenance predicted for years High Reliability –Graceful array degradation –No array maintenance predicted for years Reliability AESA +500% Support cost Support cost AESA APG-73 – 66% Low support costs APG-73 Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

11 CC42P09054.ppt Warfighter/Capabilities AESA Lowers Pilot Workload With Greatly Increased Capability The pilot selects “What” he wants done, and sets priorities The AESA radar determines “How” to give optimum mission performance Results in reduced pilot workload and increased warfighting capability Requires less training The pilot selects “What” he wants done, and sets priorities The AESA radar determines “How” to give optimum mission performance Results in reduced pilot workload and increased warfighting capability Requires less training Cued search Sea surface search Weapon support Air-to-ground targeting SAR wide-area ground mapping Electronic protection Exovolume tracking Selectable search volumes Ground moving targets Exovolume track Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

12 CC42P09030.ppt Warfighter/Capabilities ATFLIR Sensors The ATFLIR includes the functionality of five advanced tactical sensors – all in a single pod Navigation FLIR Laser spot tracker Common aperture Targeting FLIR EO video camera Laser designator Targeting FLIR –Air-to-ground and air-to-air target track –Three fields of view –Long range magnification Electro-optical camera –Low light video –Long range magnification Laser designator –Air-to-ground target designation –Laser ranging Laser spot tracker Targeting FLIR –Air-to-ground and air-to-air target track –Three fields of view –Long range magnification Electro-optical camera –Low light video –Long range magnification Laser designator –Air-to-ground target designation –Laser ranging Laser spot tracker Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

13 CC ppt Reconnaissance Day/night, all-weather capability Medium and high altitude sensors Overflight and standoff capability Data link near real-time imagery to ground station Onboard recording of imagery Shared Reconnaissance Pod (SHARP) Reconnaissance capability in any weather, day or night Approved for Public Release SPR 101.3

14 CC42P11012.ppt Growth Net-Centric: Capability Now... Focused on Growth FAC(A) mission tactical RECCE FAC(A) mission tactical RECCE Digital CAS and digital deep air support Reactive time critical strike Precision multiple target engagement Network centric operations 2-Prong approach 2-Prong approach NCO Precision engagement Customer emphasis on “Sensors, Weapons Networks” Self targeting, multiple platform cooperative attacks, and UAV coordination Self targeting, multiple platform cooperative attacks, and UAV coordination Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

15 Capability sooner, less cost EA-18G F/A-18E/F Transformational capability Key NCO upgrades Technology Infusion and Growth Near-term NCO - existing links, translators Wideband network, SATCOM Linking ground troops and aircrews Tactical imagery, image exploitation/targeting GP42P11023.ppt Growth Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

16 Operationally deploy as early as 2007 GP42P11027.ppt Growth Network Centric Operations… Anytime, Anyplace Sharing information among in-theatre tactical and command assets to accomplish desired effects Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

17 9-line brief with target coordinates and image Increased connectivity (NCO) Future vision: Imagery exploitation Target coordinates Target coordinates Image guided weapon Image guided weapon Baghdad By 2008 Solid state recorder – Target image capture and rapid access Mass storage unit – On board accurate location information Image processor – Enhanced precision targeting Today Multiple routing of information uses up precious time GP42P11028.ppt Growth F/A-18E/F and EA-18G Upgrades Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

18 GP42P11029.ppt Growth F/A-18E/F/G: Supporting Transformation Built on a record of performance Proactive modernization and growth plan for long-term combat relevance Flexibility for new mission areas Built on a record of performance Proactive modernization and growth plan for long-term combat relevance Flexibility for new mission areas Equipped for Network Centric Operations Transformational capability Transformational acquisition P E R F O R M A N C E A S P R O M I S E D X X Better than Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

19 CC42P11014.ppt Growth Net-Centric: EA-18G... Electronic Attack + NCO 2 proven systems, 1 flexible design Full spectrum electronic attack ALQ-99 pod carriage (5 stations) Provisions for advanced jamming pod Communication jamming with and low band pod Use of ICAP III radar receiver (ALQ-218) Wideband receiver (w/digital aux) Wingtip receiver pods emitter ID, precision location and targeting Selective reactive capability SATCOM Optimized multi-mission capability... flexibility ICAP III F/A-18F Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

20 CC42P11015.ppt Growth Net-Centric: EA-18G… Builds on E/F NCO Super Hornet: e-Enabled Infosphere, FORCEnet, coalition-nets net-data provider/user: sensors, networks, weapons, platforms Super Hornet: e-Enabled Infosphere, FORCEnet, coalition-nets net-data provider/user: sensors, networks, weapons, platforms Platforms Operations with: –Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance –Strike fighters –Ground units Weapons Electronic attack Air-to-air Networks Link 16 Integrated Broadcast Service (IBS) VHF/UHF/digital radio Sensors Onboard and off-board Data correlation Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

21 CC42P11013.ppt Growth Net-Centric: Capability Now... Focused on Growth Near-term NCO – existing links, translators, wideband network JTRS risk reduction – Cluster 1 flight test Wideband datalink Near-term NCO – existing links, translators, wideband SATCOM network Expanded NCO Manned/unmanned interaction Linking ground troops and aircrews - tactical imagery via VMF and link 16 Image exploitation/ targeting (fixed targets) Datalink weapons – moving targets Image exploitation/ targeting (moving targets) Datalink/seeker weapons – Moving targets Image exploitation/ targeting Demos and experimentation Demos and experimentation NCO Precision engagement Boeing Integration Center (BIC) Integrated Technology Data Lab (ITDL) Virtual Warfare Center (VWC) Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

22 F/A-18E/F NCO Risk Reduction (November 2003 Boeing NCO Demonstration) Link 16 network AWACS (simulated) Simulated Command Air Operations Center F-15C,E (dome and MICS flight sim) F/A-18E (dome and MICS fight sim) MMA (simulated) GCCS-M (simulated) Boeing Integrated Center (BIC) Boeing Labnet EA-18 (dome flight sim) F/A-18F1 in-flight FCS Command and Control Node Airborne Command and Control Anaheim Seattle St. Louis Mesa GP42PP11030.ppt Growth Demonstrated fielded assets in an Infosphere based NCO environment Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd

23 CC42P07021.ppt Programmatics Super Hornet: Best Strike Fighter in the World - Net Enabled Proven in combat, Proven supportable –OEF/OIF: >2,500 combat sorties, 98% ordnance effectiveness –OEF/OIF F/A-18E/F tankers: 5 million pounds of fuel passed Available Now, supportable Now, interoperable Now –In-production, stable/declining cost –Global infrastructure, worldwide support Multi-mission capable Now –A-to-A, A-to-G, tanking, reconnaissance, etc. –2-crew capability: FAC(A), TAC(A), SCAR, AEA –Connectivity: Ground troops, UAVs Future capability Now –Capability sooner, less cost…no capability gap –Relevance today…tomorrow – focused on growth –Sensors, networks, weapons e-Enabled: Network adaptable…tailorable Capable Now – Others IOC Much Later… Others Not as Capable Until Later Block Upgrades Authorized for Public Release IAW SPR dtd


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