Indian Navy’s hunt for jets: U.S. F-18 Super Hornets display capabilities in Goa

One of the two Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter aircraft was spotted flying over Goa on Tuesday. A picture of the F-18 taking a sortie over Goa is being widely shared on social media. The jets arrived in India on May 20. Flight trials are expected to last over a week. The fighter jets arrived in India to showcase their operational capability at a naval facility. The U.S. aircraft is one of the contenders for 26 fighters onboard soon to be commissioned IAC Vikrant. Four planes were in contention for the deal which included Rafale (Dassault, France), F-18 Super Hornet (Boeing, US), MIG-29K (Russia) and Gripen (Saab, Sweden). Watch the full video for more.

 
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