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MCARA Aircraft > EA-6B ICAP-I & ICAP-II Prowler


Primary function: Airborne Command and Control (C2W) support to Fleet Marine Forces to include electronic attack (EA), tactical electronic support (ES), electronic protection (EP) and high speed anti-radiation missile (HARM).

Wing span: 53 feet
Length: 60 feet
Height: 16 feet
Weight: empty: 32,162 pounds
maximum takeoff: 65,000 pounds
Speed: maximum at sea level: 651 mph
cruise: 481 mph
Ceiling: 38,000 feet with five ECM pods
Combat range: maximum external fuel: 2,083 nautical miles
Power plant: two Pratt and Whitney J52-P-408 turbojet engines
Crew: four (pilot and three electronic warfare officers)
Contractor: Grumman Aerospace