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  • 7 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Systems has received a contract to build the third E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning and attack aircraft for the government of Japan. According to a Pentagon announcement from June 5, Northrop received $153.2 million for the construction of the aircraft which is expected to be completed by March 2020. In 2014, the Japanese Ministry […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US defense contractor Northrop Grumman Systems will build another nine E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft for the government of Japan. The company was awarded a $1.36 billion contract modification by the US Naval Air Systems Command for the work. This contract award follows the May 2019 delivery of the first […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning aircraft upgraded with the capability to conduct aerial refueling has joined the US Navy fleet. The aerial-refueling-capable E-2D landed at Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 9, joining the “Greyhawks” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 120. “This is an important day for naval aviation as we continue to […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The US Navy has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Tactics Trainer in support of the E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems (HITS) III program. The initial contract is valued at $34.5 million with a total of $85.9 million on other E-2D training systems currently in service. “The Navy will have the tools […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s newest E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning and control aircraft will join the forward deployed naval forces in Japan, the service announced Thursday. The E-2Ds from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 will become part of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni in February 2017. They are replacing […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded Northrop Grumman Systems a multi-year contract for the purchase of 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The $3.1 billion contract is in support of full rate production for fiscal years 2019-2023. This is the second MYP contract awarded to the company after the first one, which was […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities

    The last of the U.S. Navy’s E-2C Hawkeyes forward-deployed to Japan departed Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi on June 1, marking the end of 44 years of service in Japan. The aircraft from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 “Liberty Bells” are one of the Navy’s longest-serving forward deployed squadrons in the U.S. Navy. Having […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) launched and recovered E-2D Hawkeyes, from the Tiger Tails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, for the first time, Dec. 3. With notable improvements and new features, the E-2D is a major advancement from the E-2C Hawkeye. “The E-2D brings a significant number of improvements […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $52,4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for material and services to perform an Equivalent Flight Hours fatigue test to substantiate the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft service life.   Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (68 percent); Melbourne, Florida (30 percent); and Bethpage, […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A squadron composed of five U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft landed at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, to join the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Carrier Strike Group. Relieving the “Liberty Bells” of VAW-115 as the early-warning squadron of the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, the “Tigertails” of VAW-125 landed in Japan […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye equipped with aerial refueling (AR) recently completed its first flight. The aircraft is built by Northrop Grumman under a 2013 engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) contract award. Northrop Grumman designed, developed, manufactured, and tested several sub-system upgrades necessary to accommodate an aerial refueling capability. This capability will allow the E-2D […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $617 million contract for five full-rate production Lot 1 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. “Moving from low-rate production into full-rate production is a significant milestone for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program,” said Bart LaGrone, vice president, E-2/C-2 programs, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. “We look forward to manufacturing […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Navy’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, EMALS, test team launched an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Sept. 27, at the full-size shipboard-representative test site here. “These successful E-2D launches continue to reaffirm my confidence in the EMALS program,” said Capt. James Donnelly, Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Program Office, PMA-251, program manager. “Each launch we […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Northrop Grumman and U.S. Navy team has successfully conducted the preliminary design review (PDR) for its E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aerial Refueling system.   Completion of this critical milestone allows the program to proceed to its critical design review, moving closer to manufacturing the system and installing it on new production E-2Ds as well as […]

  • 17 August 2011

      Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $47,587,946 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-03-C-0057) for maintenance and repair of the supply assets for E-2D unique components and/or systems in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System Development and Demonstration Program. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (63 percent); […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 received its fifth E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft July 1 at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, becoming the first squadron to be equipped with five of these latest E-2 variants.   Each squadron will now be comprised of five E-2D aircraft, instead of the traditional four […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, Aerospace Systems, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $3,6 billion modification to definitize the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye advanced acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-9999) to a multi-year, fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract.   In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 25 full rate production E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Work will be performed in […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $10,4 million modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract for product support and engineering investigations in support of the Full Rate Production Lot 2 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Program.   Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida (61.32 percent); Herndon, Virginia (15.66 percent); Syracuse, New York […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Five E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 will make their maiden deployment as part of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is set to replace the E-2C Hawkeye in its primary mission to provide airborne early warning […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Industry news

      Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $760,783,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0044) for the manufacture and delivery of five low rate initial production (LRIP), lot three, E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) aircraft, including associated non-recurring support.  In addition, this modification provides for long lead materials and related support […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    First 125 Class German Navy Frigate Christened The first of a total of four 125 Class frigates for the German Navy was today christened “Baden-Württemberg” at a ceremony at the Hamburg site of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems – a company of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions.   This is an important milestone in the construction program for the […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    While the US Navy’s newest aircraft carrier already made its milestone first F/A-18F Super Hornet catch at sea with the advanced arresting gear (AAG) system in June last year, the USS Gerald R. Ford is yet to be declared capable of operating a full carrier air wing. The AAG is a next-generation system designed for […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Northrop Grumman Corporation will highlight a range of its global defence and security solutions, including airborne early warning and control systems, aerial surveillance and fire control radars at the Dubai Air Show 2013. The foremost aerospace event in the Middle East, the 2013 Dubai Air Show will take place at the Dubai World Center, Nov. […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) pulled into its homeport of Norfolk after an eight-day underway, Feb. 18. The ship’s crew conducted various training evolutions and flight exercises throughout the underway, including carrier qualifications (CQ) for three squadrons, Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 “Gladiators,” Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 120 […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation will highlight a wide range of defence and security solutions, including cyber-protected C4I solutions, airborne early warning and control systems, aerial surveillance, fire control radars and marine navigation systems at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. IDEX 2013 is the only tri-service defence and security […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Training & Education, Vessels

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departed its homeport of Norfolk on January 16 to begin aircraft compatibility testing (ACT) off the East Coast as the first aircraft, an E-2D, landed on board. In October 2019, the ship, described as the world’s most expensive ship with a price tag of […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a seven-year contract worth up to more than $500 million to build and deliver more than 200+ electronic Consolidated Automated Support Systems (eCASS) to maximize aircraft readiness. The previous Navy CASS contract awarded in 2000 to Lockheed Martin was worth $287 million. According to Navy Naval Air Systems […]

  • 4 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) successfully completed its first arrested landing of an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, Oct. 2. The arrested landing is part of the second phase of at-sea Developmental Testing (DT-II) for the F-35C, which is expected to last two weeks. These test phases ensure aircraft meet specifications and […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 received the Navy’s first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant aircraft from Lockheed Martin today at the squadron’s home at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The F-35C is a fifth generation fighter, combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and advanced […]