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Worth every penny?
It is no secret that the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is one of the most expensive aircraft programs ever—and it has a $1.5 trillion price tag. Even the fighter pilot’s helmet is super expensive—in fact it has been compared in price to that of a supercar!
Each helmet costs upwards of $400,000, but in addition to being super expensive, the helmet is super advanced—and engineers have said it is worth every single penny.
The Super Hornet remains the backbone of the U.S. Navy carrier air wing, and the fighter is able to perform virtually every mission in the tactical spectrum including air superiority, day/night strike with precision-guided weapons, fighter escort, close air support, suppression of enemy air defenses, maritime strike, reconnaissance, forward air control, and tanker missions.
Last month aerospace giant Boeing delivered the final Block II F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to the...