EA-18G Block II might be equipped with UAV

During a media tour of Northrop Grumman’s mission systems facility outside Baltimore, Maryland, reporters were shown an unmanned aerial vehicle that folds inside a canister and designed to be carried on the EA-18G

US Navy 090217-N-3610L-243 An EA-18G Growler assigned to the
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Torrey W. Lee [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Partnering with VX Aerospace, the company plans to incorporate this technology on the EA-18G Block II. Dubbed Dash X, the UAV will gather radio frequencies once it separates from its canister.

The company believes its slow speed of 60 kts and tiny size will allow it to evade detection by enemy air defense systems.

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