Airborne Electronic Warfare: The Challenge for EW Operators in Libya

During the first week of NATO air strikes in Libya, Defence IQ’s own Senior Editor, Robert Densmore, reflected on his experience as a US naval officer in the EA-6B, and considered the likely use and evaluation of the EA-18G in Libya, as the new generation of electronic fighters takes up its first combat outing. Sweating and buzzing with adrenaline-fuelled reflexes, my pilot and I climbed from the cockpit of our EA-6B Prowler. Over a course of mere minutes, a routine low level had b...
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