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EA-18G Growler (Video)
« on: June 29, 2014, 11:43:47 AM »
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Re: EA-18G Growler (Video)
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2014, 01:32:10 PM »
Awesome!  That makes a lot of sense on a number of levels.  Looks like an excellent follow-on to the EA-6B Prowler ( or the Queer as it is known behind the boat....).  And putting a couple of HARMS onboard makes it doubly deadly.

Pretty impressive re-engineering of the Super Hornet airframe.  It's tough enough to stand up to extended abuse on the flight deck and should serve the Navy for a good long time.  The Prowler's been around since 'Nam....

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Re: EA-18G Growler (Video)
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2014, 03:54:44 PM »
I used to love watching the Prowler.  It seemed awkward in appearance but was smooth as can be.
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
George Washington

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