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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pilots in charge of the U.S. Navy’s E-2C Hawkeye saved the day on March 18, 2016 as they managed to keep the plane airborne after arresting gear snapped aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. A video, part of a Navy report, has now been obtained by The Virginian Pilot through the Freedom of Information Act […]

  • 5 January 2017

    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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest aircraft carrier Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system has received the green light to recover all “props and jets” aircraft. The Aircraft Recovery Bulletin (ARB) released Aug. 2 states that the new carrier USS Gerald R. Ford will be able to operate the heavier Greyhound and Hawkeye propeller aircraft once it returns […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Five “Tigertails” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Five (VAW-125), embarked aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as part of Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17), flew an historic flight on Jan. 25 when they participated in the Navy’s first all-female E-2C Hawkeye combat mission. Carrier Aircraft Plane Commander Lt. […]

  • 24 June 2014

    One of the US Navy’s E-2C Hawkeyes retired from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 120 on May 9 and reported for duty at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.   The E-2 is an important addition to the National Naval Aviation Museum’s collection, said Phil Goodspeed, National Naval Aviation Museum spokesperson. Other […]

  • 19 October 2015

    An electrical fire was reported inside an E-2C Hawkeye from the “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 in hangar bay one of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), 1:27 p.m. (local), October 18. The ship’s damage control flying squad responded and extinguished the fire. There are no reported personnel casualties […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2016

    Three Navy pilots who saved an E2-C Hawkeye aircraft from crashing into water after a cable snapped aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower were awarded the Armed Forces’ Air Medal for valor aboard the ship, the Navy said August 11. Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Browning, Lt. Cmdr. Kellen Smith and Lt. Matthew Halliwell, assigned to the “Screwtops” of Airborne Early […]

  • 15 September 2014

    The “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 held a change of command ceremony aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) while on patrol, Sept. 12.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. Michael France assumed command of VAW-115 from Cmdr. Cynthia Dieterly. In a display of aircraft readiness and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the “Black Eagles of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 113, takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The image was taken during Ronald Reagan’s deployment in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Southern California, on July 17. Ronald Reagan is […]

  • 19 February 2015

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2014

    An aircraft director signals the pilot of an E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bells of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 during engine start-up procedures on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).   George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2014

    E-2C Hawkeyes from the Sun Kings of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116 fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).   Carl Vinson is underway conducting unit level training off the coast of Southern California. The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the third United States Navy Nimitz class supercarrier […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy Sailors stand by to move an E-2C Hawkeye in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).   Ronald Reagan is participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 October 2014

    Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) Airman Daniel Alt clears the launch path of an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Seahawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VA) 126 after attaching it to a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).   USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth […]