Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Navy Orders 24 E-2D Aircraft in Multiyear Contract to Northrop Grumman

ARLINGTON, Va. — Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a $3.2 billion multiyear procurement (MYP) contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. for 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) carrier-based early warning aircraft. The April 10 Defense Department contract announcement “provides for…

Navy Concerned About Retention of Experienced Aviators

WASHINGTON — The Navy’s air warfare director told Congress that some of the service’s experienced aviators are “ready” to leave the service, citing fewer flying opportunities and quality-of-life issues. Rear Adm. Scott D. Conn, testifying April 10 before the Seapower…

Navy’s Triton UAV Expected to Deploy in Summer 2019

WASHINGTON — The Navy’s director of air warfare said the service expects to deploy the MQ-4C Triton high-altitude, high-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle later this year. “The Triton is going forward this year, probably later this summer,” Rear Adm. Scott D….