EA-6B Prowler

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

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

USS Constellation Main Propulsion Assistant tells the story of the EA-6B Prowler pilot who turned in his wings after a scary Carrier Flight Deck Landing in Rough Seas

The young EA-6B Prowler pilot was called to the pilot house to meet his CO, the Air Wing Commander, and… Read More

12 months ago

USAF Aerospace Engineer explains how Serbs Were Able to Shoot Down An F-117 Stealth Fighter during Operation Allied Force

‘Unfortunately, on the day Vega 31 would be taken out of the sky, the [EA-6B] Prowlers were grounded due to… Read More

1 year 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

The story of the EA-6B Prowler pilot who turned in his wings after a scary Carrier Flight Deck Landing in Rough Seas

The EA-6B Prowler had either aborted or was waved-off four times. He sounded super nervous, and the Air Boss was… Read More

3 years ago

Growler Ball 2020 video celebrates 50 years of US Navy’s Electronic Attack Community

The 2020 edition of the annual Growler Ball video marks the 50th Anniversary of VAQ-129 Vikings, the Electronic Attack Fleet… Read More

4 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

An In-Depth Analysis of how Serbs Were Able to Shoot Down An F-117 Stealth Fighter during Operation Allied Force

‘How were the Serbs able to shoot down an F-117 stealth aircraft? Through a combination of Complacency, Strategy and Luck,’ Chris Morehouse, Aerospace Engineer at… Read More

4 years ago

Sunset falls on the iconic EA-6B Prowler

The USMC deactivated VMAQ-2 “Death Jesters,” the service final electronic attack squadron in a ceremony on Mar. 8, 2019 at… Read More

5 years ago

USMC last six 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… Read More

5 years ago

VMAQ-2 is the last EA-6B Prowler squadron

“VMAQ-2′s deactivation in FY19 will mark the end of the EA-6B’s service in the Marine Corps, as well as its… Read More

6 years ago

EA-18G to get machine learning algorithms to counter fast-changing enemy radars

Machine learning could help the EA-18G Growler’s crew locate the hostile radar signals among the noise, and then direct the… Read More

6 years ago

FOOTAGE SHOWS RAAF EA-18G GROWLER INCIDENT AT NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE

The EA-18G Growler incident on Saturday was an aborted takeoff. The aircraft subsequently caught fire As we have previously reported, on… Read More

6 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