EA-6A Electric Intruder

USMC RF-4B crews explain how thanks to its Speed the Marine Corps recce Phantom II Became the Best Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft of the Vietnam War

USMC RF-4B crews explain how thanks to its Speed the Marine Corps recce Phantom II Became the Best Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft of the Vietnam War

The USMC RF-4B Phantom II The RF-4B was the US Marine Corps (USMC) photoreconnaissance version of the F-4B Phantom II.… Read More

2 months ago

During Operation Desert Storm the F-14s RHAW gear went crazy because of the EA-6B ALQ-99 jamming pods emissions

The EA-6B Prowler In 1960, as part of the development of the new A2F (later A-6) Intruder all-weather attack aircraft,… Read More

9 months ago

US Navy EA-6B pilot explains why Prowler crew members didn’t eject simultaneously and why Pilot and ECMO 3 were the two seats in the most danger

‘My old girl, the EA-6B Prowler, 4 aircrew, 2x2. During an ejection, we would have to get everyone out but… Read More

10 months ago

Naval Flight Officer explains why the EA-6B Prowler had a “nuclear trefoil nose art”

‘The “trefoil” helped Paddles confirm visually whether it was a Prowler or Intruder in the groove,’ Andy Burns, US Navy… Read More

11 months ago

Prowler Trouble: the EA-6B ALQ-99 jamming pods emissions caused the RHAW gear of F-14s to go crazy during Operation Desert Storm

EA-6B Prowler crews were prohibited from deploying the full power of ALQ-99 during peacetime exercises. While many assessments about what… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s why the EA-6B Prowler had a “nuclear trefoil nose art”

‘It was a visual aid for the Landing Signal Officers, aka “Paddles,” pilots who are trained to observe and grade… Read More

4 years ago

A quick look at USMC EA-6A ‘Electric Intruder’ operations during the Vietnam War

USMC EA-6A 'Electric Intruder' was the most capable electronic warfare aircraft of the conflict Grumman’s A-6 Intruder was the ‘Main Battery’… Read More

5 years ago

USMC BIDS FAREWELL TO VMAQ-4 AFTER 35 YEARS OF SERVICE

VMAQ-4 mission was to support the Marine Air-Ground Task Force commander by conducting airborne electronic warfare, day or night, under all… Read More

7 years ago

AS USMC EA-6Bs CELEBRATE THEIR 40TH ANNIVERSARY, THE PROWLER FLIES TOWARD SUNDOWN

The EA-6B Prowler has supported U.S. Marine Corps and coalition forces worldwide since 1977 As remembered by Cpl. Jason Jimenez, Marine… Read More

7 years ago