- Friendly-fire probe continues. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;Jul96, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p13
Reports on the investigations on the possible cause of the shootdown of a US Navy A-6E Intruder.
- GROWLER MAKES COMBAT DEBUT. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Apr2011, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p15
The article reports that the EA-18G Growler electronic attack airplane of the U.S. Navy made its combat debut on March 20, 2011 as part of the Operation Odyssey Dawn air strikes against Libyan ground armies and air defenses.
- VA-75 flies A-6 into retirement. Rick, Burgess // Naval Aviation News;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p22
Reports on the last ceremony for the A-6 Intruder at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. Disestablishment of Attack Squadron 75 `Sunday Punchers'; Dignitaries who attended the ceremony; Keynote speaker in the event; 1996 Battle `E' award presented to the Sunday Punchers.
- Intruder reef. Erik, Hildebrandt // Naval Aviation News;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p24
Provides an auspicious epilogue to the A-6 Intruder's long history in Naval Aviation. Sinking of a squadron of Intruders off the Florida coast; Reputation of the Intruder as a rugged street fighter; Cancellation of the Intruder program; Use of the A-6 as artificial reef.
- PEOPLE-PLACES-PLANES. // Naval Aviation News;Spring2011, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p34
The article offers information on various issues related to naval forces in the U.S.. It mentions that after six-month deployment of VP-16 including 125 counter-narcoterrorism missions and 60 combat missions it returned to NAS Jacksonville, Florida on December 1, 2010. It states that the...
- Flying the Intruder Home. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p28
Views the experiences of United States (U.S.) Navy Captain Jerry Thomas, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet. His wartime experiences in Vietnam; Lessons he learned; Number of in-flight emergencies with an A-6; Experiences in piloting the Intruder jet plane.
- Hours of Boredom versus Moments of Terror. Reid, Jim // Wings of Gold;Winter2015, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p55
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience in a road-reconnaissance mission aboard the Douglas A-4C Skyhawk aircraft of the U.S. Navy (USN) over North Vietnam in 1968.
- The Growler. Goodman Jr., Glenn W. // Sea Power;Nov2006, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p16
The article offers information on the EA-18G Growler aircraft developed by Boeing Co. for the U.S. Navy. The aircraft combines the capabilities of the two-seat Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter with a state-of-the-art radar and communications jamming suite developed by Northrop Grumman. It can...
- Last Corsair IIs retire. // Naval Aviation News;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p9
Reports on the termination of Navy A-7 Corsair II flight operations in November 1994 when the last two operational aircraft departed Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, in Mugu, California, for their last trip. Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center in Arizona as destination.