Navy Backs Improved MALD As Future Stand-In Jammer

Credit: The MALD-J is used to confuse and overwhelm modern air defense systems by replicating the radar cross-section and flight profile of missiles, fighters and transport aircraft: U.S. Air Force
DESTIN, Florida—The U.S. Navy is now fully committed to fielding a stand-in decoy and electronic warfare (EW) weapon to support its Boeing EA-18G Growler and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fleets in high-risk missions against advanced air defense systems. Piggybacking on the “MALD-X” demonstration being...

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