Naval Air: June 7, 1999


US Naval test squadron VX-9 is using three F-18Es and four F-18Fs to conduct a six-month evaluation. The test is intended to determine if the new fighters meet the requirements of fleet pilots. --Stephen V Cole

US intelligence sources are convinced that China will try to build stealthy cruise missiles and anti-ship missiles, and perhaps unmanned stealthy recon drones, rather than a stealth fighter. --Stephen V Cole




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