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Navy wants to consolidate remaining E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft in $3.5 billion deal

By Jason Sherman  
March 5, 2018 at 1:31 PM
The Navy is asking Congress for permission to negotiate a $3.5 billion contract with Northrop Grumman to buy E2-D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft in a multiyear deal that would bundle two dozen of the airborne surveillance, detection and tracking systems as part of a block buy the service says would net savings of $336 million. The Navy is seeking the multiyear procurement authority as part of its fiscal year 2019 budget request, a move that would consolidate remaining E-2D aircraft purchases...

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