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F-18 Hornet Finnish Air Force at RAF Fairford 2007
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No: 4914   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas   Country: United Kingdom
F-18 Hornet Finnish Air Force at RAF Fairford 2007

The Finnish Air Force (Suomen Ilmavoimat) has 63 F-18C/Ds. Delivery started on June 7, 1995. One fighter was destroyed in mid-air collision in 2001.

Of note in the Finnish F-18C versions is the inclusion of the ASPJ (Airborne-Self-Protection-Jammer) jamming Pod ALQ-165 that was cancelled on original US Navy orders. The US Navy later included the ALQ-165 on their Super Hornet (F-18E/F) procurement.
Picture added on 24 March 2008
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RAF Fairford Riat 2007, United Kingdom
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