All-weather fighter and attack aircraft. The F/A-18 Hornet is the nation's car strike the first match. It was designed for traditional strike applications such as interdiction and close air support without compromising its fighter capabilities. With its excellent fighter and self-defense capabilities, the F/A-18 at the same time increases the survival of the mission of the strike and supplements the F-14 Tomcat in fleet air defense. F/A-18 Hornets are currently operating in 37 tactical squadrons from air stations worldwide, and 10 carriers. Blue is proudly flown by U.S. Navy Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron.