USAF adds in-house JSTARS depot maintenance as Northrop's work improves

By Rachel Cohen  
June 7, 2018 at 5:07 PM
Robins Air Force Base, GA, will build a blue-suit heavy maintenance enterprise for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, the second major intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to try a new sustainment approach there in as many years. Creating a programmed depot maintenance capability at the base should increase aircraft availability for operations and training, reduce the time the 16 JSTARS jets spend in depot and improve depot capacity, according to Col. Ray Wier, who oversees the battle...

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