Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler

The Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler is a twin engine electronic warfare aircraft. The EA-6B Prowler was and is used by the U.S. Navy and U.S.M.C, respectively. The aircraft is manufactured by Northrop Grumman, and was first introduced by them in 1971. Since 1971, 170 EA-6B Prowlers have been built. The unit cost per EA-6B Prowler ranges from $20-$50 million. Moreover, the EA-6B Prowler has a wing span of 15.9 meters (53 feet), and a length of 17.7 meters (59 feet and 10 inches). While, having a height of roughly 4.9 meters (16 feet and 8 inches). Now, the aircraft uses two Pratt & Whitney J52-P408 turbojet engines that each produce 50kN of thrust (10,400 pounds of thrust). With that being said these engines are able to give a notable top speed of 500 nautical miles (575mph), and a range of 1,840 kilometers (1,150 miles) for the EA-6B Prowler. With that being said, it is also worth noting that the aircraft has a ceiling of 12557.76 meters (41,200 feet). Furthermore, the aircraft carries a total of 5 ALQ-99 jamming pods. Each jamming pods carries two continuous wave transmitter that jams the signal. The aircraft also carries the USQ-113 communications jamming system Lastly, the aircraft does have a weapon option, which includes HARM high-speed anti radiation missile, AGM-88.

EA6B Prowler

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