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USN completes development testing of NGJ-MB pods for Growler

Monday, March 23, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Gareth Jennings  |  March 22, 2020  |  Jane's

 

The US Navy (USN) has completed developmental testing of the Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) pods being developed by Raytheon for the Boeing EA-18G Growler electronic attack (EA) aircraft.

The milestone, announced by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) on 19 March, followed 400 hours of basic functionality, electromagnetic environmental effects (E3) data collection, and performance testing of NGJ-MB engineering development model (EDM) pods over a three-month period.

Raytheon has been contracted to deliver 15 engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) and 14 flight-certification trial NGJ-MB systems to the USN from its El Segundo facility in California. READ MORE...


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