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The Navy said it needed more Boeing Super Hornets. Trump is seeking 24 in the budget.

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President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget will request 24 Super Hornet jets built by Boeing, reversing an Obama administration decision to stop buying the fighter after this year, according to two people familiar with the decision.

The Navy has argued that it needs more of the planes designated F/A-18E/F to fill a shortage in its inventory until more of Lockheed Martin's newer F-35s are deployed. Before Trump even took office, he'd promoted the Super Hornet as a less costly alternative to the F-35, though the two planes have different capabilities. https://pilotonline.com/news/military/nation/article_8a2febd3-ebea-500e-a783-e89378c6d2c3.html

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