Air Force awards contract to Boeing for E-7A Wedgetail

By Shelley K. Mesch / February 28, 2023 at 6:40 PM
The Air Force awarded Boeing a $1.2 billion initial contract for the E-7A Wedgetail, which will replace the aging E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, the service announced Tuesday evening. The E-7A will provide airborne moving target indication and battle management, command and control capabilities and multirole electronically scanned array radar, according to the Air Force announcement. It will enhance airborne battle management and enable long-range kill chains, the service said. The Air Force is using the rapid prototyping...

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