//Adsense //AMP //AMP

Tag: EA-18G Growler

Boeing receives U.S. Navy contract to convert Block II Super Hornets to a new Block III configuration
Boeing will begin converting existing Block II Super Hornets to Block III early in the next decade. The fighter’s life also will be extended from 6,000 hours to 10,000 hours. With a three-year contract award for 78 F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets, Boeing will play a vital role in the U.S. Navy’s...
EA-18G with F-22 Kill Mark: what is the effectiveness of Growler’s Jamming System against F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters?
Since the Growler scored the simulated aerial victory against the Raptor, no further details have been provided on how the EA-18G got a missile lock on the F-22. Taken at Joint Base Andrews in 2009, the famous picture in this post shows a U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler (specifically aircraft EA-1, the...
Hornets’ Nest: Cool video shows U.S. Navy Strike Fighters thundering trough Star Wars Canyon
Here’s something you don’t see every day. Filmed by our friend Dafydd Philips, the cool clip in this post features F/A-18F Super Hornets belonging to VFA-154 ‘Black Knights’ and to VFA-122, ‘Flying Eagles’, both based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore along with EA-18G Growlers from VX-9 ‘The Vampires’ out at Naval...
Boeing Offers EA-18G Growler to Finland
In addition to the U.S. Navy, the EA-18G Growler is flown by the Royal Australian Air Force. Boeing and the U.S. Navy have received U.S. Department of Defense approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Previously only Australia had been authorized to purchase the airborne electronic attack (AEA) aircraft.
USMC T-34C pilot under investigation for drawing penis in the skies over California
The two USMC T-34C aviators are still providing vital squadron ground support functions while grounded The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has confirmed that two of its aviators have been grounded while an investigation on their flight on a T-34C last month is being carried out. On Oct. 23, 2018 the duo was found to have flown a pattern that resembles a...
USMC last EA-6B Prowlers Return from Final Combat Deployment
"The mission of the Prowler is and always has been to deny, degrade and disrupt the enemy's use of the electromagnetic spectrum. Though this is the final EA-6B deployment, the need for electronic warfare will remain high worldwide in the future," Capt. Robert Ryland, VMAQ-2 The last of the U.S. Marine Corps' remaining EA-6B Prowlers have wrapped up their final mission...
USMC T-34C pilot under investigation for drawing penis in the skies over California
The T-34C flew the unusual path over Salton Sea, an isolated location southeast of Palm Springs A U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) T-34C pilot from Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 (VMFAT-101) is under investigation after it was revealed that his flight path resembles a penis while over the Salton Sea, California on Oct. 23, 2018. Aircraft Spots, a Twitter account that...
Petty Officer3rd Class Daniel Gaither
“My conclusion was that Boeing did not try to find the solution to physiological episodes problem,” Clinton Cragg, principal engineer for NASA’s engineering and safety center NASA’s review into the unexplained physiological episodes (PEs) occurring on the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 and EA-18G fleet concluded that Boeing depended ‘almost entirely’ on the U.S. Navy to fix the issues. “What this review of Boeing’s PE...
Video shows VAQ-138 EA-18G making emergency landing at Hyakuri air base, Japan
The EA-18G was accompanied by another Growler, both were flying from Guam to Misawa Air Base when a cockpit indicator showed that one was running low on fuel Taken on May 14, 2018 the interesting video in this post features an a EA-18G assigned to VAQ-138 Yellow Jackets making an emergency landing at Hyakuri Air Base. It was accompanied by another Growler,...
EA-18G to get machine learning algorithms to counter fast-changing enemy radar
Machine learning could help the EA-18G Growler’s crew locate the hostile radar signals among the noise, and then direct the aircraft’s electronic attack units to jam those signals The EA-18G will soon have machine learning software installed in order for its crew to better counter modern radar systems. According Flight Global such machine learning algorithms would be needed “against agile, adaptive,...