U.S. Navy Clears E-2D Advanced Hawkeye for Full Rate product

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U.S. Navy Clears E-2D Advanced Hawkeye for Full Rate product

Post by wildbill » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:47 am

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The latest Aircraft-Carrier operated Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft – the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye – has been approved to enter full-rate production by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). The decision followed a report where the E-2D was declared operationally suitable and effective, following a successful 10-month initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) conducted by the U.S. Navy. “I’m confident we will meet our ultimate goal to provide a capable and ready fleet with E-2Ds as we prepare for the first deployment in 2015″ said Capt. John S. Lemmon, E-2/C-2 Airborne Tactical Data System Program Office (PMA-231) program manager.

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