Navy TACAMO receives big boost in FY-25 budget to start EMD phase

By Abby Shepherd / March 20, 2024 at 4:23 PM
(Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect that Northrop Grumman is the incumbent contractor for maintaining the E-6B TACAMO aircraft and is currently competing for the E-XX contract award.) Funding to bolster communication systems for a Navy class of aircraft meant to survive nuclear warfare received a large push in the service's recently released fiscal year 2025 budget request, anticipating the program will move into the engineering and manufacturing development phase. Over $775 million would go toward...

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