I wonder which were the weather conditions (and, in particular, the visibility) when the EA-18G depicted in the following image landed from a flight during massive snow storm at Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan.
The Growler belongs to the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 that is finishing up a six-month deployment in support of U.S. 7th Fleet.
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
U.S. Marine Corps EA-6Bs are taking part in missions in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Some of the 27 remaining U.S. Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler jets are currently deployed to conducts electronic air defense over Afghanistan. […]