E-2D Trainers Improving Readiness, Capability

The aircrew from the E2-D Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 (VAW-125) recently completed two weeks of on-site readiness training following the installation of two E-2D Distributed Readiness Trainers (D-DRTs) by the Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges program office (PMA-205). These medium fidelity trainers contain a complete mock-up of the E-2D weapons system and are available via commercial off-the-shelf…

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Air Industries Group Receives E-2D Landing Gear Contract

Air Industries Group, an integrated Tier 1 manufacturer of precision assemblies and components for mission-critical aerospace and defense applications, and a prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, today announced that its Long Island based subsidiary, Air Industries Machining Corp., has been awarded a contract to produce complete Main and Nose landing gear and ancillary components for the US…

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FRCSW Delivers E-2D Hawkeye Ahead of Schedule

As the Navy introduces new aircraft variants to bolster the fleet, Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) continues to adapt its maintenance methods and practices to advance the delivery of these assets to ensure mission readiness. One such aircraft serviced by FRCSW is the E-2D Hawkeye airborne early warning system, the fourth variant manufactured by Northrop Grumman that was brought into…

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NATO Conducts Exercise on Southeastern Flank

March 4, 2021 – Aircraft and ships from multiple Allied nations conducted a complex multi-domain mission stretching from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea March 3rd. In the early morning, two French Navy Rafale fighters and an E-2 Hawkeye tactical battle management airborne early warning, command and control aircraft took off from the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle sailing…

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France Signs Agreement to Purchase Northrop Grumman’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

January 6, 2021 – The government of France signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) with the U.S. government signifying their intent to purchase Northrop Grumman Corporation’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye. The LOA allows the U.S. Navy to begin contracting activities with Northrop Grumman for production of E-2D airborne command and control aircraft. The signed LOA secures the sale that…

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