US Navy deploys Growlers

written by | February 22, 2011
An EA-18G Growler of VAQ-141 prepares to takeoff from the USS George H W Bush.

The US Navy has deployed its new EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft for the first time, Boeing has announced.

The EA-18G, a derivate of the F/A-18E/F Block II Super Hornet, will replace the Navy’s EA-6B Prowler, and features a full-spectrum airborne electronic attack (AEA) capability.

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