New U.S. Navy Radar Jammer Achieves First Flight

Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) first flight on EA-18G Growler.
Credit: U.S. Navy/Erik Hildebrandt
A U.S. Navy EA-18G test aircraft flew on Aug. 7 with the first flight-worthy Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) pod to launch a flight test program. The Raytheon-built radar jammer confirmed safety-of-flight characteristics during the sortie by the VX-23 flight test squadron at Naval Air...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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