Oct 30, 2013 ASDNews Source : Orbit International Corp.
Orbit International Corp., an electronics manufacturer and software solutions provider, today announced that its Electronics Group, through its Orbit Instrument Division, received an order to supply mission control data entry devices for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, the all weather carrier-capable Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft. The contract is valued in excess of $480,000, and deliveries are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2014 and continue through the second quarter of 2014.
Currently in development, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is the newest variant of the E-2 aircraft platform. The E-2D enjoys a number of upgrades over its predecessor, including completely new radar, advanced IFF systems, a modernized communications and data link suite.