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PHOTO OP: US Navy accepts E-2D

Photo source: The DEW Line Northrop Grumman delivered the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the US Navy Atlantic Fleet today at Norfolk naval base in Virginia. Chief of Naval Operations Adm Gary Roughead formally accepted the E-2D from Gary Ervin, Northrop Grumman’s president of the aerospace systems sector. To read our recently published technical description on […]

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House approps: Today’s winners and losers

Here’s a quick summary of the aerospace winners and losers from today’s mark-up of the defense budget by the House appropriations subcommittee on defense. The press release above can also be downloaded at this site. The House appropriators mark-up follows previous votes by the authorizing committees of the House and Senate. The Senate appropriators have […]

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Bizarre E-2D earmark request sends clear message

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye may have been victimized in last year’s budget process. Whether the program was really in trouble was, at best, ambiguous. But Congress slashed the program’s budget by one-third anyway for both Fiscal 2009 and 2010. Those seemingly arbitrary cuts not only halted the program’s momentum, but also delayed the in-service date […]

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