E-2 Hawkeye

Japan ready to purchase five more E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft

The State Department has made a determination on Mar. 7, 2023 approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government… Read More

1 year ago

Northrop Grumman celebrates the 15-year anniversary of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye “digital quarterback” first flight

On Aug. 3, 2022 Northrop Grumman celebrated the 15-year anniversary of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye’s first flight that occurred on… Read More

2 years ago

US Navy E-2 NFO explains why the Hawkeye is the first aircraft to be launched from aircraft carriers (Not because it’s the long-range eyes of the carrier group)

The Handler and his minions hate having the E-2 moving around the flight deck. The E-2 Hawkeye is the Navy's… Read More

3 years ago

When U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats intercepted and forced landing an Egyptian Boeing 737 carrying the Achille Lauro cruise ship hijackers

The Tomcat crews watched as the excited Egyptian crew (and perhaps the terrorists) ran to either side of the airliner… Read More

3 years ago

US Navy celebrates 60th anniversary of E-2 Hawkeye’s first flight

Since replacing the E-1 in 1964, the Hawkeye has been the "eyes of the fleet." Since its combat debut during… Read More

4 years ago

Possible sale of 3 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to France approved

The proposed sale will improve France’s capability to meet current and future threats by providing its Naval Air Forces with… Read More

4 years ago

USS Gerald R. Ford AAG cleared to recover all “props and jets”

The latest Aircraft Recovery Bulletin by the U.S. Navy enables propeller aircraft: C-2A Greyhound, E-2C Hawkeye and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye,… Read More

5 years ago

C-2, E-2 completed Advanced Arresting Gear performance testing

The testing supports the Navy’s development of a propeller Aircraft Recovery Bulletin, which is a prerequisite for arresting propeller aircraft… Read More

6 years ago

E-3 AWACS crew member explains how a U.S. Navy F-14 nearly shot down a U.S. Navy A-6 during the first night of Operation Desert Storm

"The F-14 pilot came back and said in an excited voice, 'Target, nose, 12 miles [19.31km] hot, am I cleared… Read More

6 years ago

Investigation board determines that “T-45C instructor pilot was flat hatting” before last October fatal crash

The instructor pilot was “flat hatting,” which the investigation board described as “flight conduced at low altitude and/or a high rate… Read More

6 years ago

JAPAN’S FIRST E-2D ADVANCED HAWKEYE PERFORMS ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT

The Japan Ministry of Defense selected the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye in 2014 to fulfill the nation's airborne early warning requirements… Read More

7 years ago

VAW-115 SAYS SAYONARA TO NAF ATSUGI AND ENDS 44-YEAR DEPLOYMENT IN JAPAN

The "Liberty Bells" had spent 44-years at NAF Atsugi as the forward-deployed airborne early warning squadron for the U.S. Navy,… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. NAVY DEPLOYS E-2D ADVANCED HAWKEYE AEW&C AIRCRAFT IN JAPAN AMID GROWING TENSIONS WITH CHINA

US Navy deploys E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to Japan The U.S. Navy has decided to relocate Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125… Read More

7 years ago