Navy: Contractor can support building additional E-2Ds in FY-23, more aircraft needed

By Audrey Decker / April 26, 2022 at 12:36 PM
After being informed that industry can build more E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes in fiscal year 2023, the Navy is asking Congress for $400 million in its unfunded priorities list for two additional aircraft. Procuring more aircraft would leverage the additional industrial base capacity in FY-23, Navy spokeswoman Lt. Katie Diener told Inside Defense on Friday. The Northrop Grumman-built E-2D provides command and control capability to the fleet with a radar system that delivers broad area coverage. Having the additional aircraft...

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