Pictured during a training deployment in the Med. The Aéronautique Navale recently (September 2019) decided to replace the E-2Cs by newer E-2Ds. The three current aircraft, in service since 2003, will be replaced by the Advanced Hawkeye for a price of approximately 1 billion Euros, delivery is expected in 2027-2028.
On board the French nuclear aircraft carrier R91 Charles de Gaulle amn E-2C of 4F is seen moments away from its touch-down. The carrier sailed through the Mediterranean, off coast Sicily at the moment of the picture.