The Boeing EA-18G Growler is an American electronic attack aircraft developed on the basis of the F/A-18F Super Hornet. This aircraft can carry the new ALQ-218V(2) tactical receivers and ALQ-99 high/low band jamming pods. With multiple electronic warfare units in the fuselage, it can perform various theater electronic warfare tasks such as electromagnetic countermeasures, electronic interception and communication countermeasures. In addition, this aircraft can also carry the AGM-88 HARM high-speed anti-radiation missiles to track and destroy enemy air defense radar systems. The EA-18G not only has powerful electronic warfare capabilities, but also retains the excellent maneuverability of the F/A-18F. With its outstanding comprehensive combat capabilities, it has provided escorts for the American combat fleets, and has become an important force for the U.S. in electronic warfare.
This MENG LS-014 1/48 Boeing EA-18G Growler Electronic Attack Aircraft model kit includes ALQ-99 high/low band jamming pods, ALQ-218V(2) tactical receivers and electronic warfare antennae. Its flaps and slats can be installed in retracted or deployed positions. Horizontal stabilizers and rudders are movable. The cockpit and cockpit interior equipment are precisely replicated. The specially designed pluggable main pylons allow the easy change of electronic pods or external fuel tanks; this kit includes the AGM-88 high-speed anti-radiation missiles. This kit includes two U.S. Navy pilot figures, pre-cut stainless steel PE parts and pre-cut painting masks. This kit provides three paint schemes.