Simulator tests conducted with U.S. Navy fliers indicate that a two-person crew in a modified McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F could perform the mission of four-place EA-6B jammer aircraft. The tests were performed in a full-fidelity simulator of McDonnell Douglas' proposed Command&Control Warfare (C2W) variant of the F/A-18F. EA-6B crews conducted the evaluations. Paul Summers, who heads the company's C2W program effort, said, ``we believe there is general agreement among ...

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