USMC F/A-18C Hornet

The single-seat F/A-18C Hornet is the nation’s first strike-fighter. The all-weather aircraft is used as an attack as well as a fighter by MCAS Beaufort’s five Hornet squadrons. In fighter mode, it’s used as an escort and for fleet air defense. In attack mode, it’s used for force projection, interdiction, close and deep air support.

For more information about the F/A-18C Hornet and other Marine Corps aviation assets, visit www.marines.mil