U.S. Navy Targets Land-Based Growlers For Retirement

U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler aircraft
The Navy wants to retire 25 of its expeditionary EA-18G Growlers, including this aircraft that deployed to train at Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, in 2016.
Credit: Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert/U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Navy’s small fleet of 25 land-based Boeing EA-18G Growlers is the military’s sole provider of expeditionary electronic attack, heavily relied on to protect critical-strike aircraft for joint operations. But the Navy does not want to serve this specific mission anymore, and the other...

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