As the last of 160 EA-18Gs ordered by the U.S. Navy nears a scheduled delivery from Boeing in July, the Defense Department can close the book on a 20-year effort to acquire a new airborne electronic attack platform and open a new one.  Since the U.S. military’s only aircraft for carrier- and land-based tactical radar and communications jamming entered service in 2009, the EA-18G has relied mainly on a mission system inherited from the now retired Northrop Grumman EA-6B, albeit ...

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