Boeing expands partnerships with German industry on F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler

(Jan 14, 2022)
Boeing is expanding its industrial partnership strategy in Germany to support the F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler offer to the Bundeswehr.

German industry will play an important role in providing support, logistics and global maintenance equipment, parts, local support programs, training and other repair and overhaul solutions relevant to the potential fleet. German Super Hornet and Growler.

German industry will also have the opportunity to participate in the development of the next-generation jammer for the EA-18G Growler.

Super Hornet Block III and Growler EA-18G. Photo: Boeing.

A request for information (RFI) was sent to more than 10 German companies to solicit offers. The RFIs are the first step towards keeping the country worth approximately US$4 billion / €3.5 billion over the life cycle of the programs, and will bring additional economic opportunity and value to the German economy as the programs evolve.

“Germany is home to exceptional aerospace expertise and innovation and we look forward to expanding our partnerships locally for Germany’s F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler fleet,” said Dr. Michael Haidinger, President of Boeing Germany, Center and East. Europe, Benelux and Nordic countries. “With this partner expansion strategy, we are laying the foundation for new business opportunities for German industrial champions, new high-skilled jobs and long-term economic growth.”

The F/A-18 Super Hornet Block III offers advanced and proven capabilities, along with a low life cycle and acquisition cost, perfectly suited to meet Germany’s fighter needs, including dual capability commitments to NATO.

With the lowest operating costs of any US tactical aircraft in production ($19,500 / €17,000 per flight hour, source: US DoD Special Acquisition Report), combined with low procurement costs, the Super Hornet saves billions of dollars/euros across its entire service life of +10,000 flight hours

The EA-18G Growler provides full spectrum protection, blocking radars and disrupting communications. The combination of the Super Hornet Block III and the EA-18G Growler will give the Luftwaffe advanced capability in both air-to-air and ground-to-air missions.


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