U.S. Air Force Will Buy Boeing’s Wedgetail

Royal Australian Air Force E-7 Wedgetail
The U.S. Air Force plans to buy the E-7 Wedgetail, first developed for Australia, to replace aging E-3 Sentry airborne early warning and control aircraft.
Credit: Boeing
U.S. Air Force leaders, including commanders of the service’s Air Combat Command and Pacific Air Forces, have long called for adopting the Australian-designed Boeing E-7A Wedgetail aircraft to meet an air-moving-target-indication mission that the E-3 is struggling to serve. So the announcement of...

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