EA-18G Growler

‘The BUFF can carry [more than] the entire weight of the Growler…in bombs!’ EA-18G pilot’s take on B-52 payload

‘The BUFF can carry [more than] the entire weight of the Growler…in bombs!’ EA-18G pilot’s take on B-52 payload

The B-52 The B-52A first flew in 1954, and the B model entered service in 1955. A total of 744… Read More

4 months ago

US Navy EA-18G Growler pilot explains why Jamming Pods don’t turn a non-stealth aircraft into a stealth aircraft

The EA-18G Growler jamming pods The EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack aircraft is a variant in the F/A-18 family of… Read More

5 months ago

US Navy EA-18G pilot explains why the Growler is a very capable offensive counter air and defensive counter air Asset

‘For all intents and purposes, the Growler weapons are there to help penetrate enemy air defenses and that sounds pretty… Read More

10 months ago

RAAF has taken delivery of a single Boeing EA-18G to replace a Growler lost in an accident at Nellis AFB in 2018

The RAAF has taken delivery of a single Boeing EA-18G Growler to replace an aircraft lost in a 2018 accident.… Read More

11 months ago

Bye-Bye Super Hornet! Boeing to cease production of F/A-18 in 2025 unless India buys it

Boeing expects to complete new-build production of the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft in late 2025 following delivery of the… Read More

1 year ago

RAAF EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft to get Jammer Upgrades

RAAF EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft will be upgraded to the most current US capabilities. Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)’s… Read More

1 year ago

Meet the all-female Navy aviation team that conducted the flyover at Super Bowl LVII commemorating 50 years of women flying in the US Navy

Three US Navy tactical aircraft squadrons conducted an integrated flyover at the conclusion of the National Anthem during Super Bowl… Read More

1 year ago

F-35Cs, F/A-18Fs and EA-18Gs to Perform Super Bowl LVII Flyover To commemorate 50 years of women flying in the US Navy

The formation will feature F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters from the “Argonauts” of VFA-147, EA-18G Growlers from the “Vikings”… Read More

1 year ago

EA-18G Growler Returns to the Skies Five Years after being sidelined due to Mid-Air Collision

An EA-18G Growler attached to VAQ 129, successfully completed a functional check flight at NAS Whidbey Island, Oct. 17, marking… Read More

1 year ago

First fleet representative Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pods delivered to the US Navy

The US Navy’s first AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band production representative pods arrived at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft… Read More

2 years ago

The US Navy Wants to Cut Five EA-18G Electronic Attack Squadrons sending a third of its Growler electronic attack aircraft to the Boneyard

The US Navy has disclosed its plan to deactivate five expeditionary electronic attack squadrons and send 25 Boeing EA-18G Growler… Read More

2 years ago

RAAF buying another EA-18G to replace A46-311 lost in an accident at Nellis in 2018

This EA-18G Growler would replace Australia’s EA-18G A46-311 aircraft lost in an accident at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) on… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why a US Navy Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier would have no problem in defeating Russia’s Admiral Kuznetsov in a 1v1 fight

Assuming both ships are without escort what flattop would win in 1v1, the Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier or the Admiral Kuznetsov?… Read More

3 years ago

First production EA-18G is the first Growler to receive capabilities common with the F/A-18F Super Hornet Block III upgrades

The modifications are focused on updating the jets’ structural and mission systems architecture, enabling future capability growth for the Navy’s… Read More

3 years ago

Photos show EA-18G Growler damaged in 2017 mid-air collision arriving at NAS Whidbey Island via truck to be repaired

The aircraft, EA-18G Growler BUNO 168273 has only 1640 flight hours on the airframe so it has a lot of… Read More

3 years ago

Meet Capt. Aaron “Brutus” Tindall, first USAF airman to graduate from Navy Airborne Electronic Attack weapons school

Capt. Aaron “Brutus” Tindall, 390th Electronic Combat Squadron EA-18G Growler weapons officer, became the first Airman to graduate from the… Read More

3 years ago

Airbus offers 85 Tranche 5 Eurofighters to the Luftwaffe to replace its fleet of Panavia Tornados

In April the German government approved the buy of 30 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet multirole and 15 EA-18G Growler electronic… Read More

3 years ago