U.S. Air Force To Buy Boeing E-7s For AWACS

E-7 Wedgetail
Credit: Boeing
The U.S. Air Force will buy Boeing E-7A Wedgetails to replace part of its E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System fleet after months of speculation, with a prototype expected to be delivered in 2027. The service says the Boeing 737-based airborne early warning and control aircraft “is the...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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