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E-10A  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2008
Total Production: 5
Also Known As: MC2A
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon
Parent System: E-10
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2008
Total Production: 5
Total Cost: USD$470 million
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Description: The E-10A, also known as the Multi-sensor Command and Control Aircraft (MC2A), will provide airborne enhanced ground surveillance, persistent situational awareness, executable decision-quality information, targeting and cruise missile defense capabilities. It will comprise an advanced radar sensor (MP-RTIP), a battle management command an control (BMC2) subsystem and the Boeing 767-400ER airframe.
The US Air Force plans to field the first E-10A test bed in 2008 and four fully operational aircraft in 2012. The E-10s will complement the E-8C surveillance aircraft while providing advanced capabilities such as targeting and cruise missile defense. The E-10A could fulfill the Future Combat Systems (FCS) need for airborne platforms providing early warning and fire control/targeting data.
In September 2004, Northrop-Grumman was awarded two contract modifications totaling $232 million. A $170 million contract modification was awarded to extend one additional year the pre-System Design and Development (pre-SDD) phase. The second contract modification valued at $62 million was aimed at the Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) subsystem development. The BMC2 and MP-RTIP contracts complete the E-10A key elements development.
The US Air Force cancelled the E-10 MC2A aircraft program in 2006 due to budgetary shortages.

E-10A Specifications

Number of Engines: 2
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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E-10A News

There are 6 news between
28 Feb 2003 and 20 Nov 2008
Thursday, November 20, 2008MP-RTIP Selected as an Alternative for E-8C Joint STARS Aircraft Radar Modernization Program
Tuesday, March 13, 2007Northrop Grumman Acts On Air Force Decision to End E-10A Program
Monday, January 8, 2007Northrop Grumman Receives $256 Million Contract for Air Force E-10A
Monday, September 20, 2004Northrop-Grumman Receives $232 Million for E-10A Program
Wednesday, May 14, 2003Northrop-Grumman, Boeing and Raytheon to Develop the E-10A Surveillance Aircraft
Friday, February 28, 2003Air Force Officially Names MC2A as E-10A

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