Increasing the number of Boeing EA-18G Growler electronic-attack aircraft on carrier decks would reduce the duration of air campaigns, the U.S. Navy told Congress March 26 in defense of its unfunded requirement for another 22 aircraft. Asked if the Navy had a validated requirement for more EA-18Gs beyond the 138 planned, Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags told a House Armed Services Committee subcommittee hearing that the need for another 22 was derived from campaign analyses looking at different ...


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