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CPI to deliver E-2D wing components

23rd February 2018 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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CPI Aerostructures has received additional purchase orders from Northrop Grumman to supply wing componentsfor the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, the company announced on 20 February.

The company will supply structural components and kits for the outer wing panel on the third and fourth production E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and control aircraft to be delivered to Japan.

The purchase orders fall under a contract signed between Northrop Grumman and CPI Aero in January 2016.

Four E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft are being delivered to Japan under a US foreign military sale.

Douglas McCrosson, president and CEO, CPI Aero, said: ‘With these orders, we are now actively working on all four E-2D aircraft that have been approved by the US state department to be sold to Japan, a testament to our excellent programme execution on the E-2D platform. We are excited to be part of the team.’

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