Rockwell Collins To Build New Training System For E-2D

by: Matthew Potter
May 17, 2010

Category: Companies, Contract Awards, Events, Northrop Grumman Corp., Rockwell Collins, Services, U.S. Navy | RSS 2.0

The Navy is introducing an upgraded version of their E-2 radar plane. The E-2D is made by Northrop Grumman and is the latest version of the aircraft that has been in service since the 1970’s. It offers improved radar and command and control capabilities over the E-2C currently being used.

As part of this new system going into use the Navy contracted with Rockwell Collins to build the integrated maintenance training system. This four year contract is worth over $60 million. Rockwell will design and build maintenance simulators as well as course material and a computer delivery system. The contract also includes support for these systems once they are delivered.

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