Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Aircraft Delivered

The EA-18G Growler is being flight-tested.It was delivered to the Navy ahead of schedule,under budget and under weight.This electronic attack aircraft is built by the Hornet Industry Team of Raytheon(RTN),General Electric(GE),Northrop Grumman(NOC) and Boeing(BA).Its excellence has earned it the 2007 Flight Awards Defense Product of the Year.Based on the F/A-18F Super Hornet strike fighter,the Growler detects,identifies,locates and suppresses hostile emitters with onboard weapons such as the HARM missile.It should enter service next year.

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