Navy Transition from C-2A to CMV-22B Will Span 2020 to 2026; Location of Training Squadron Undecided
By: Megan Eckstein
US Naval Institute News https://shar.es/1NfAMf
January 3, 2018 4:51 PM • Updated: January 3, 2018 10:01 PM
Mönch US correspondent Marty Kauchak is attending the 2018 Surface Navy Association 30th Annual National Symposium in Arlington, Virginia/USA. He files this end of day report with highlights from the exhibition floor and conference rooms.
As of this January, Northrop Grumman has delivered 32 E-2D Advanced HAWKEYEs to the US Navy. Four additional E-2Ds will be delivered this year.
Speaking to MONS during Singapore Airshow, sources close to Boeing disclosed that the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has held “discussions” with the manufacturer regarding the possible acquisition of Boeing’s 737 AEW&C Airborne Early Warning (AEW) platform as a replacement for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) fleet of six E-3D SENTRY AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) aircraft.