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Boeing EA-18G Growler Aircraft "VAQ-141 Shadowhawks USS George Washington" (2013) United States Navy "Air Power Series" 1/72 Diecast Model by Hobby Master


Product Description

  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Boeing EA-18G Growler Aircraft "VAQ-141 Shadowhawks, USS George Washington" (2013) United States Navy "Air Power Series" die cast model by Hobby Master.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes pilot figure.
  • Has opening canopy.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Detachable ordnance loads.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 10, Wingspan- 7.5 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.

The EA-18G Growler, assigned to VAQ-141 "Shadowhawks," has been a critical asset in the U.S. Navy's electronic warfare arsenal. In 2013, the Shadowhawks were deployed aboard the USS George Washington (CVN-73), where they played a vital role in electronic attack and defense missions. The EA-18G, derived from the F/A-18F Super Hornet, is equipped with sophisticated electronic warfare systems that provide suppression of enemy air defenses (SEAD) and jamming capabilities, ensuring the safety and effectiveness of allied air operations.
During their 2013 deployment, the Shadowhawks participated in several key operations, including those in the Pacific and Middle Eastern theaters. The EA-18G Growler's capabilities were particularly valuable in the complex and contested environments of the time, providing critical electronic support and protection for strike groups. The aircraft's ability to detect, deceive, and disrupt enemy radar and communications systems made it an indispensable tool in modern warfare.
The EA-18G Growler has seen action in various conflicts, including Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. In 2013, the Shadowhawks' operations aboard the USS George Washington contributed to ongoing efforts in maintaining stability and security in volatile regions. The Growler's advanced electronic attack capabilities enabled it to support a wide range of missions, from protecting ground forces to ensuring the success of air strikes against high-value targets.
This 1:72 scale model with precise detailing and authentic markings, it is an excellent addition to any collection, honoring the technological prowess and operational excellence of the U.S. Navy's electronic attack squadrons.

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