Boeing Delivers First Upgraded Phase II CF-18 Hornet to Canadian Defense Forces




 
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August 24th, 2007  
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Boeing Delivers First Upgraded Phase II CF-18 Hornet to Canadian Defense Forces

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2007 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and industry partner L-3 Communications MAS, Inc., delivered Monday the first modernized Phase II CF-18 fighter to the Canadian Department of Defense.
Phase II of the CF-18 modernization program adds a data link system, a helmet-mounted sight system, new color cockpit displays and a new chaff- and flare-dispensing electronic warfare system to 79 CF-18 Hornets. The program is expected to be completed in March 2010. Phase I, completed in August 2006, upgraded the Canadian Hornet fleet's avionics, radio and weapons capabilities.



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