Aircraft Photo of 54-3457 | Grumman E-2C Hawkeye | Japan - Air Force | #1243
Registration / Serial:54-3457
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-123 Greyhound/Hawkeye
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
Aircraft Version:Grumman E-2C Hawkeye
C/n (msn):[ 161788 ]
Operator Titles:Japan - Air Force
Local Operator Name:航空自衛隊
City / Airport:Ibaraki / HyakuriMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: RJAH   IATA: IBR   Local: -   Other: -
Event:JASDF 50th Anniversary Air Show 2014
Photo Date:19 October 2014
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 1243
Photo Comment

Japan has operated 13 Hawkeyes from Misawa AB, beginning in 1987. In November 2014, the Japanese government decided to procure E-2Ds instead of Boeing 737 AEW aircraft. These will have new avionics, improved engines, glass cockpit and potential for air-to-air refuelling

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