A U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye able to be refueled in midair is now with VAW-120, the Carrier Airborne Early Warning community's replacement training squadron. A prototype E-2D with the refueling probe flew first in December 2016. The new capability will bring a huge step forward in capability and endurance.
Tag Archives : E-2D
01 Aug 2019
Lockheed Martin’s Radar Sensor Systems market segment has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman worth over $600 million for multi-year production of 24 additional APY-9 radars for the U.S. Navy’s E-2D aircraft program. It’s also known as the Advanced Hawkeye program.
31 May 2019
The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) on March 29 took delivery of its first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft, Northrop Grumman announces today.
11 Apr 2019
The U.S. Navy has awarded a multi-year procurement contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. for the purchase of 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft in full rate production for fiscal years 2019-2023.
09 Apr 2019
The U.S. Navy exercised an option for five aerial refueling retrofit kits for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The value of the contract modification awarded to Northrop Grumman is $9.7 million.
14 Feb 2019
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $59 million US Air Force contract for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS)/Inertial Navigation System (INS)-Modernization, or EGI-M, technology. The EGI-M will be integrated into multiple platforms across all of the services and exportable versions will be developed for international customers. The lead platforms for EGI-M are USAF F-22 and US Navy E-2D.