As aircraft manufacturers line up to replace the U.S. Air Force’s radar-carrying Northrop Grumman E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (J-Stars) fleet, Boeing, Gulfstream and Bombardier have begun jostling for other pending special-mission aircraft programs. The Boeing airliner-based RC-135 Rivet Joint signals-intelligence aircraft, E-3 Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) and EC-130H Compass Call electronic attack turboprop are all nearing their expiration dates, ...
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