This mug showcases the evolution of the F/A-18 Hornet. The F/A-18C "Legacy" Hornet and the F/A-18E Super Hornet are featured and drawn in scale with each other. The F/A-18C is configured with AMRAAM missiles to show off the Hornet in "Fighter" mode and the F/A-18E Super Hornet is configured carrying JDAM to show depict the Hornet in "Attack" mode.
On the top, left side on the mug, the F/A-18C "Legacy" Hornet is shown flying with a centerline fuel tank and four AMRAAM missiles. On the lower left side is a complete cutaway of the Hornet just before launch with a cutaway of the C-13 steam catapult.
Opposite the handle, shows the top view and front view of the Super and legacy Hornet drawn in scale with one and other.
On the top left side, the F/A-18E Hornet is depicted flying carrying a centerline drop tank and JADM bombs. On the lower left hand side, a full cutaway of the Super Hornet is displayed with a C-13 catapult.