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Posted: 8/22/2017 7:31:07 AM EST
Should be more later today.

Link Posted: 8/22/2017 7:44:48 AM EST
Boeing marketing department: EA-18G jams the sun!    
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 7:45:10 AM EST
That's pretty cool.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:19:21 AM EST
Badass
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:43:19 AM EST
Sure it is a Growler and not a 2 seat Rhino
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:49:51 AM EST
TaylorSWO takes a mean pic at mach 1+.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:51:30 AM EST
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Originally Posted By NavyWizard:
Sure it is a Growler and not a 2 seat Rhino
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Its a Growler. Look at the pods on the wingtips.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:52:04 AM EST
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Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:
TaylorSWO takes a mean pic at mach 1+.
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It took me a minute...
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:52:16 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 8:53:21 AM EST by Balista]
The EF-111 thinks the EA-18G loiter time is cute.

EA-18G - Range: Combat: 850+ nautical miles with two AIM-120, three ALQ-99, two AGM-88 HARM, two 480 gallon external fuel tanks

EF-111 - Range: 3,565 miles (3,100 nautical miles) with external fuel tanks. Up to four nuclear bombs on four pivoting wing pylons, and two in internal weapons bay. Wing pylons carry total external load of 25,000 pounds (11,250 kilograms) of bombs, rockets, missiles, or fuel tanks.

Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:55:34 AM EST
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Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:
TaylorSWO takes a mean pic at mach 1+.
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Should I feel sad or embarrassed

Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:55:49 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Balista:
The EF-111 thinks the EA-18G loiter time is cute.

EA-18G - Range: Combat: 850+ nautical miles with two AIM-120, three ALQ-99, two AGM-88 HARM, two 480 gallon external fuel tanks

EF-111 - Range: 3,565 miles (3,100 nautical miles) with external fuel tanks. Up to four nuclear bombs on four pivoting wing pylons, and two in internal weapons bay. Wing pylons carry total external load of 25,000 pounds (11,250 kilograms) of bombs, rockets, missiles, or fuel tanks.
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Why would an ECM jamming plane carry nuclear devices?
Also, the while the EF-111 was damn good, its generators couldn't output enough electricity to power the jamming equipment like the EA-6 Prowler did.
Prowlers put out a LOT of jamming power.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:00:13 AM EST
Cool picture.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:03:36 AM EST
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Originally Posted By ARDunstan:


Its a Growler. Look at the pods on the wingtips.
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+1. Plus, if you zoom in on the cockpit, you can see the crew's thick-rimmed plastic glasses and pocket protectors.

Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:06:29 AM EST
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Originally Posted By TaylorWSO:
Should I feel sad or embarrassed

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Originally Posted By TaylorWSO:
Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:
TaylorSWO takes a mean pic at mach 1+.
Should I feel sad or embarrassed

Gorram Navy acronyms.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:06:38 AM EST
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Originally Posted By ARDunstan:


Why would an ECM jamming plane carry nuclear devices?
Also, the while the EF-111 was damn good, its generators couldn't output enough electricity to power the jamming equipment like the EA-6 Prowler did.
Prowlers put out a LOT of jamming power.
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One stop shopping. Makes a lot of sense from a non-pilot viewpoint. Jam your way to the target. You ain't coming home anyhow.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:06:47 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 9:07:42 AM EST by nick89302]
Cool!

Is that Mt. Rainier in the background? Maybe Mt. Hood?
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:07:11 AM EST
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Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:


Gorram Navy acronyms.
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I was giving you credit for a clever play on acronyms. Now you tell me it was an accident?

Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:08:14 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Sylvan:


I was giving you credit for a clever play on acronyms. Now you tell me it was an accident?

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ummmmmmmm


No, Sir. Totally on purpose, Sir!
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:44:01 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Mal_means_bad:
Boeing marketing department: EA-18G jams the sun!    
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LoL
As long as they can't prove otherwise we can declare it !
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:17:23 AM EST
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Originally Posted By NavyWizard:
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See the tail code?

"NJ"

VAQ-129.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:18:10 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Balista:
The EF-111 thinks the EA-18G loiter time is cute.
EA-18G - Range: Combat: 850+ nautical miles with two AIM-120, three ALQ-99, two AGM-88 HARM, two 480 gallon external fuel tanks
EF-111 - Range: 3,565 miles (3,100 nautical miles) with external fuel tanks. Up to four nuclear bombs on four pivoting wing pylons, and two in internal weapons bay. Wing pylons carry total external load of 25,000 pounds (11,250 kilograms) of bombs, rockets, missiles, or fuel tanks.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxDV9y5Is64
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Go shit in someone else's thread with your trolling bullshit.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:27:24 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Balista:
The EF-111 thinks the EA-18G loiter time is cute.
EA-18G - Range: Combat: 850+ nautical miles with two AIM-120, three ALQ-99, two AGM-88 HARM, two 480 gallon external fuel tanks
EF-111 - Range: 3,565 miles (3,100 nautical miles) with external fuel tanks. Up to four nuclear bombs on four pivoting wing pylons, and two in internal weapons bay. Wing pylons carry total external load of 25,000 pounds (11,250 kilograms) of bombs, rockets, missiles, or fuel tanks.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxDV9y5Is64
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EF-111B? What's that?







Oh, that's right, that plane that was retired in favor of the EA-18G.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:29:58 AM EST
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Hell, it got retired in favor of the EA-6B.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:30:51 AM EST
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Originally Posted By KA3B:
See the tail code?

"NJ"

VAQ-129.
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Originally Posted By KA3B:
Originally Posted By NavyWizard:
Sure it is a Growler and not a 2 seat Rhino
See the tail code?

"NJ"

VAQ-129.
And the pods on the wingtips and the antenna just behind the radome.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:30:53 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Balista:
The EF-111 thinks the EA-18G loiter time is cute.

EA-18G - Range: Combat: 850+ nautical miles with two AIM-120, three ALQ-99, two AGM-88 HARM, two 480 gallon external fuel tanks

EF-111 - Range: 3,565 miles (3,100 nautical miles) with external fuel tanks. Up to four nuclear bombs on four pivoting wing pylons, and two in internal weapons bay. Wing pylons carry total external load of 25,000 pounds (11,250 kilograms) of bombs, rockets, missiles, or fuel tanks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxDV9y5Is64
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Given that loiter time in the boneyard is infinite...
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:33:57 AM EST
Great photo. I wonder if they had a time-to-target counter for that?
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 10:45:16 AM EST
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Originally Posted By SmilingBandit:


And the pods on the wingtips and the antenna just behind the radome.
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I always look at the oubd part of the inbd LE flaps. The normal snag isn't there, it angles out on G models.
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