Navy Lays Out Plan To Shift 26 Super Hornets From East To West Coast

By Thomas Duffy / August 2, 2011 at 10:01 PM
The Navy has unveiled a plan to move two fighter-attack aircraft squadrons from the East Coast to the West Coast in response to a need for a greater presence in the Pacific, and the service will upgrade five additional F/A-18 West Coast squadrons to the newer E/F designation, according to a July 26 draft environmental impact statement. The proposed moves will result in an increase of 26 aircraft at Naval Air Station Lemoore, CA. "These actions are anticipated to occur...

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