USA—E-4B Command Aircraft Replacement Program Moves Forward

Aviation Week And Space Technology | 12/06/2019

The U.S. Air Force has launched a program to replace its fleet of E-4B National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) planes, reports Aviation Week & Space Technology. On Dec. 4, the service announced that it would hold an industry day in February to go over its acquisition strategy for the Survivable Airborne Operations Center (SAOC) weapon system. The E-4B, designed to serve as a survivable command-and-control node for use by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and president in the event of...

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