U.S. Air Force Wants 22 E-7As, IOC In 2030

A Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail lands at Nellis AFB, Nevada, during an exercise in January.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Air Force plans to field a fleet of 22 Boeing E-7A Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft to replace its 31 E-3 Sentry AWACS, with the Wedgetail having beaten out two other contenders for the program, according to a new justification document. The Air Force announced in late April that...

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