... hornet is used to fill up the flight deck (since the Navy became an "all Hornet" force with their "Neck-Down" strategy). *Only F/A-18Cs of the United States Marine Corps are on deck. A carrier air wing may have one or two attached Marine Corps Aviation squadrons of F/A-18s on board (if resources are available) among the 6 to 7 squadron of fixed-wing aircraft assigned to a carrier (usually all F-18s except for the E-2C/D). However, since the USN decided to remove all legacy F/A-18s ...
Date: 07/23/2018

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