USA—Navy Orders More Advanced Hawkeye Early Warning Aircraft Under Multiyear Contract

Dept. Of Defense | 04/12/2019

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman, Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Fla., a contract modification for additional airborne early warning aircraft, reports the Dept. of Defense. The $3.2 billion deal covers 24 full-rate production Lots 7-11 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, said a Pentagon release on Wednesday. The contract also has an option for nine additional foreign military sales aircraft, said a Northrop Grumman release on Thursday. Japan was authorized...

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