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E-2C Hawkeye"100,000 flight hours of JASDF" 54-3457/161786, JASDF, 2009
General Background
The Northrop E-2 Hawkeye is an all-weather airborne early warning aircraft (AEW). The E-2 was a twin-turboprop developed in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s for the USN. The E-2 is a carrier- capable aircraft and has received major upgrades in their electronics for the E-2B and E-2C with the E-2C also receiving improved turbo-prop engines. The E-2 has been in production since the 1960’s making it the longest production run of any carrier based aircraft. The E-2C variant became operational in 1973.
Specifications :
Number of E-2C delivered: USN/180, USN Reserve for drug interdiction/6, others countries/30
Crew: 5 / 1 Pilot, 1 Co-Pilot, 1 Radar Officer (RO), 1 Combat Information Center Officer (CICO), 1 Aircraft Control Officer (ACO)
Length: 57 ft 8.75 in (17.60 m)
Wingspan: 80 ft 7 in (24.56 m)
Height: 18 ft 3.75 in (5.58 m)
Wing Area: 201.1 ft². (18.68 m²)
Engines: 2 x Allison / Rolls Royce T56-A-427 5,100 shp (3,800 kW) each
Maximum Speed: 350 knots (648 km/h)
Cruise: 256 knots (474 km/h
Ferry Range: 1,462 nmi (2,708 km)
Service Ceiling: 34,700 ft (10,576 m)
Endurance: 6 hrs
Empty: 40,200 lb (18,090 kg)
Loaded: 43,068 lb (19,536 kg)
Maximum Take-Off: 57,500 lb (26,083 kg)
Avionics: AN/APS-145 Radar
OL-483/AP IFF interrogator system
APX-100 IFF Transponder
OL-698/ASQ Tactical Computer Group
AN/ARC-182 UHF/VHF radio
AN/ARC-158 UHF radio
AN/ARQ-34 HF radio
AN/USC-42 Mini-DAMA SATCOM system