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Will There Ever Be A Replacement For The E-2?  
User currently offline747400sp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (4 years 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 6439 times:

The USN E-2 Hawkeye is almost if not, 50 years old. Now they are coming out with a new model of Hawkeye, the E-2D. I wonder, will there ever be an E-2 Hawkeye replacement, or will it be like the B-52? Maybe a jet powered fix wing a/c.


PS: E-2 can be a pain for JBD opraters.

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User currently onlineSTT757 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (4 years 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 6355 times:

I think the Navy could use the V-22 to replace a couple platforms, it could replace the C-2 greyhound, the E-2 Hawkeye and the now retired S-3 in ASW operations. Utilizing the V-22 would enable it to be deployed from multiple platforms other than just Carriers.

User currently offlineJakeOrion From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (4 years 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 6304 times:

Quoting 747400sp (Thread starter):
Maybe a jet powered fix wing a/c.

There was talk about this, however, the Navy took the cheaper route and decided to restart the Grumman line.

Quoting 747400sp (Thread starter):
PS: E-2 can be a pain for JBD opraters.

Huh? The only operators I know of that operate off of carriers are France and the USN, both of which are very happy with their E-2 fleet. In fact, France is seeking a forth aircraft and the USN is not only upgrading their entire E-2C fleet, but also introducing the E-2D. As the saying goes, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."

Quoting STT757 (Reply 1):
it could replace the C-2 greyhound,

Nope. Not big enough to carry the F-35 engine.

Quoting STT757 (Reply 1):
the E-2 Hawkeye

Nope. The dome issues alone on top of the fuselage would cause many a headache.

Quoting STT757 (Reply 1):
the now retired S-3 in ASW operations

Seahawks took over that role when the S-3 was phased out. However, I do see merit with this particular role that the V-22 could fill.


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