https://breakingdefense.com/2021/10/the ... wedgetail/
According to an Oct. 19 notice posted on SAM.gov, the service will “award a sole source Time and Materials (T&M) contract to The Boeing Company to perform studies, analyses, and activities required to ascertain the current E-7A baseline configuration and determine what additional work the government might need to accomplish meeting USAF configuration standards and mandates.”
Additional intrigue would be how this would impact the Korean E-X evaluation.
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/3 ... dar-planes
And whether a bulk US buy would drop the price enough for the UK to get their numbers back to 5.