On 9 December 2016, the last F/A-18 Hornet multi-role fighter to be upgraded to Mid-Life Upgrade 2 was handed over to the Finnish Air Force by Patria, the Finnish defense contractor announced on Dec. 23. The MLU 2 upgrade performed by Patria included hardware and system installations and changes required by air-to-ground weaponry. The upgrade was performed at Patria’s unit sited in Halli, Jämsä.
|A Finnish Air Force F/A-18C fighter jet|
(Credit: Finnish Defence Forces)