Hunter: E-7 Wedgetail looking like a 'good news story'

By Shelley K. Mesch / July 19, 2023 at 1:15 PM
Despite a recent report from the United Kingdom decrying its problems acquiring E-7 Wedgetail aircraft, Air Force acquisition chief Andrew Hunter doesn't foresee significant hurdles in procuring the U.S. version. Boeing, which makes the E-7, told U.K. defense officials that delays and cost increases were related to supply chain and workforce issues that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from the British parliament, but Hunter said at a Potomac Officers Club event Tuesday that those problems have...

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