Northrop wins $151.3M contract for 2D Hawkeye UAV for Japan

Northrop Grumman has won a $151.3 million contract modification with the Navy to provide one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the Japanese government.

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is the Navy’s carrier-based Airborne Early Warning and Battle Management Command and Control aircraft.

First flown in 2007, the aircraft has advanced radar sensor and network-enabled capabilities, Northrop Grumman said on its website. The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft provides warfighters with situational awareness.

This contract was awarded under the Foreign Military Sales program.

Work will be performed in St. Augustine, Fla., Syracuse, N.Y., Melbourne, Fla., El Segundo, Calif., Indianapolis, Ind., Menlo Park, Calif., Rolling Meadows, Ill., and other locations and is expected to be completed in March 2018.

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