DOD IG finds Navy and Marine Corps lacking required inspections of Super Hornets

By Audrey Decker / October 1, 2021 at 12:26 PM
Navy and Marine Corps maintainers did not perform required inspections to address corrosion in the F/A-18C-G Super Hornet and gave no adequate reason why, according to a Defense Department inspector general’s report released today. In fiscal year 2020, maintainers “did not provide a valid reason for why the inspections were not performed or why the [Navy Department] lacked the records to show that inspections occurred,” according to the DOD IG report . The IG sampled 151 aircraft but did not...

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