Production Approval Moves U.S. Standoff Jamming Beyond ALQ-99

An EA-18G inside an anechoic chamber
An EA-18G was tested inside an anechoic chamber with a pair of NGJ-MB pods on the wings and an ALQ-99 low-band pod on a belly station.
Credit: Raytheon
A new era of long-range, airborne electronic attack is finally moving from testing to the operational community of the U.S. military. A standoff jamming system, first proposed in 2004 to begin replacing another system originally fielded in 1971, is now entering production after a nearly two-decade...

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