Defensive Systems

The F-4E features up to 4 AN/ALE-40 Countermeasure dispense Pods. The AN/ALE-40 Countermeasure dispense Pods are used by a variety of US Aircraft.

Also found on the F-4E is the ALR-46 Radar Warning Receiver ( subsequently RWR) is the F-4E's passive situational awareness system for detection of airborne and surface-to-air radar threats.

For extended protection and radar jamming it can also carry the ALQ-131 ECM Pod.

Pilot sihouette An F-4E Phantom II pilot is silhouetted in the cockpit of his aircraft as he prepares for a mission during Exercise TEAM SPIRIT'86