Growing E-7A Demand Prompts Production Increase

Boeing E-7

The U.S. requested an Australian E-7A to participate in a major exercise out of Hawaii in July 2023.

Credit: Brian Everstine/AW&ST
In October 2023, the U.S. made a request to the Royal Australian Air Force. There was an ongoing need for airborne early warning systems in Eastern Europe amid the war in Ukraine, and the beleaguered, retiring U.S. Air Force Boeing E-3 Sentry fleet could not meet that demand. So Washington asked...

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