Recently a very advanced Israeli F-16 was shot down during a mission against Iranian forces stationed in Syria. The threat of ground based surface to air missiles reared its ugly head again and drove the subject to the top of news cycle.
While Israel is extremely secretive in the capabilities it possesses to handle this type of threat, when the US Military is faced with the same issue, the solution to this problem is a pretty straightforward one – it’s called the “Prowler”.
The Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler is an ungainly aircraft, as opposed to most current day fighter jets it is not supersonic, It is an old airframe based on the iconic A-6 “Intruder”, as airframe technology goes the Prowler is 1950’s circa technology, real vintage. Yet despite all of that it is not only a key component in the US Military’s inventory – it is an extremely relevant one that is much in need in recent years around the World. READ MORE...
With over 13,000 members internationally, the Association of Old Crows is an organization for individuals who have common interests in Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information related capabilities. The Association of Old Crows provides a means of connecting members and organizations nationally and internationally across government, defense, industry, and academia to promote the exchange of ideas and information, and provides a platform to recognize advances and contributions in these fields.