Air Force working to speed fielding of full E-7 Wedgetail fleet

By Shelley K. Mesch / May 2, 2023 at 11:56 AM
The Air Force will send dozens of airmen to Australia this year to train on the E-7 Wedgetail to help the service prepare for fielding that aircraft in fiscal year 2027, Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown told lawmakers Tuesday. Training 50 to 60 airmen on the E-7 will help the service integrate the aircraft into the Air Force inventory when the U.S. E-7A variant is ready, Brown told the Senate Armed Services Committee. The U.S. variant is in development...

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