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Japan’s E-2D Hawkeye buy gets closer

3rd June 2015 - 08:11 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Japan’s acquisition of the Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft has moved a step closer.

The AEW capability is particularly important in light of China’s robust activity near the disputed Senkaku/Diaouyu Islands.

In April last year, E-2C Hawkeyes of 2 Air Warning Surveillance Squadron began ...

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