USAF Faces High E-3 Costs As It Tries To Accelerate E-7


Credit: Australia defense department 
The U.S. Air Force has not found a meaningful way to accelerate its much-anticipated procurement of the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail and is preparing for a sustainment cost of continuing the E-3 Sentry AWACS that is higher than it will spend to bring on the replacement. The Air Force is planning to buy 10...
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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