U.S. Navy Aims To Curb Enemy Jamming

By Bill Sweetman
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 26, 2013
Credit: Boeing

A Boeing-led team has demonstrated that a group of EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft, connected by a prototype data link, can track a moving ship accurately enough to guide a missile to it, without the help of radar.

In follow-on tests, proposed for next year, the Growlers would be linked to an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter carrying an infrared search-and-track (IRST) system for long-range detection and tracking of airborne targets.

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