GRUMMAN E-2 HAWKEYE

HAWKEYE SERVICE

Manufacturer: The Grumman Aircraft Engr. Corp., Bethpage, Long Is., New York, USA
(In 1969, became Grumman Aerospace Corp., Grumman Corp.)
(In 1994, became Northrop-Grumman Corp., Los Angeles, California, USA)
Model: G-123
Designations: E-2; C-2; W2F
Names: Hawkeye; Advanced Hawkeye (E-2D), Greyhound (C-2)
First official flight: (W2F-1) 21/10/1960
Factory production period: 1959 - present
Primary service period: 1964 - present
Last official flight: Still in service

HAWKEYE VARIANTS

1960 Model G-123 W2F-1 (E-2A) 62  
1972 Model G-123 E-2C 218  
2007 Model G-123 E-2D 10 Total: 290
         
1965 Model G-123I C-2A 56 Total: 056

Grand Total: 346

HAWKEYE PRODUCTION

W2F-1 (E-2A)
Twin-engined, carrier-borne, AEW
aircraft for USN. Large dorsal
radome, four tail fins. First 3 used
as prototype development aircraft.
Redesignated as E-2A in 1962.
Produced 1959 - 1967

Grumman Calverton, Long Is., New York (F)

BuNo.147263 / 147265 1 / 3    
BuNo.148147 / 148149
- BuNo. 148149, static test airframe.
01 / 03    
BuNo.148711 / 148713 04 / 06    
BuNo.149817 / 149819 07 / 09    
BuNo.150530 / 150541 10 / 21    
BuNo.151702 / 151725 22 / 45    
BuNo.152476 / 152489 46 / 59 62 Total: 062
13 additional airframes cancelled.

E-2C
As YE-2C, engine upgrade. "Group"
upgrade programs during production.
Produced 1971 - 2004

Grumman Calverton, Long Is., New York (GR)

E-2C Group 0
1972, initial production version.

BuNo.158638 / 158648 A001 / A011    
BuNo.158845, 158846 ?    
BuNo.159105 / 159112 A012 / A019    
BuNo.159494 / 159502 A020 / A028    
BuNo.160007 / 160012 A029 / A034    
BuNo.160415 / 160420 A035 / A040    
BuNo.160697 / 160703 mixed A043 to A051    
BuNo.160771 / 160774
- 4 to Israel mixed as 941 to 946.
mixed A041 to A046    
BuNo.160987 / 160992 A052 / A057    
BuNo.161094 / 161099 A058 / A063    
BuNo.161224 / 161229 A064 / A069    
BuNo.161341 / 161346 mixed A070 to A079    
BuNo.161400 / 161403
- 4 to JASDF as 34-3451 / 34-3454.
mixed A071 to A077    
BuNo.161547 / 161552 A080 / A085    
BuNo.161780 / 161789
- 4 to JASDF as 43-3455 / 34-3458.
?    
BuNo.162614 / 162619 ?    
BuNo.162791 / 162802
- 2 to Egypt.
- 4 to Singapore as 011, 012, 014, 015.
?    
BuNo.162824, 162825
- 2 to Egypt.
?    
BuNo.163024 / 163028 A52-117 / A52-121 122  

E-2C Group 1
1989, radar / avionics / engine upgrade.

BuNo.163029 A52-122    
BuNo.163535 / 163540 ?    
BuNo.163565
- 1 to Egypt, original s/n
was BuNo. 162823.
?    
BuNo.163693 / 163698 ?    
BuNo.163848 / 163851 ?    
BuNo.164107 A139 19  

E-2C Group 2
1991, radar / avionics upgrade.

BuNo.164108 / 164112 A140 / A144    
BuNo.164352 / 164355 A145 / A148    
BuNo.164483 / 164497
- 3 to JASDF.
mixed A149 to A163    
BuNo.164621 / 164626
- 1 to Egypt.
- 3 to JASDF as 34-3459 / 34-3461.
?    

Northrop-Grumman St. Augustine, Florida

BuNo.165293 / 165304 mixed A52-164 to A52-177    
BuNo.165455, 165456
- 2 to France as 1, 2.
FR-1, FR-2    
BuNo.165507, 165508 A173, A174    
BuNo.165647 A178 47  

E-2C Hawkeye 2000
1999, radar / avionics upgrade.

BuNo.165648 / 165650 A179 / A181    
BuNo.165811 / 165828 A182 / A199    
BuNo.166417 / 166419
- 1 to France as 3.
- 2 to Taiwan as E-2K,
(Hawkeye 2000E), 2505, 2506.
FR-3, ?    
BuNo.166503 / 166508 ? 30 Total: 218
23 additional airframes cancelled.

Model G-123H, G-123Y, G-123EE,
G-123HH
- 1960-1982, proposed foreign sales versions, all cancelled.

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
As E-2C+, major systems / avionics upgrade.
Produced 2006 - present

Northrop-Grumman St. Augustine, Florida

BuNo.166501, 166502 AA-1, AA-2    
BuNo.166929 / 166931 AA-3 / AA-5    
BuNo.168076, 168077 AA-6, AA-7    
BuNo.168275, 168276 AA-8, AA-9    
BuNo.168321 ? 10 Total: 010

C-2A Greyhound
As YC-2A, production version.
Produced 1965 - 1967, 1984 - 1989

Grumman Calverton, Long Is., New York (GR)

BuNo.152786 / 152797 ?    
BuNo.155120 / 155124 ?    
BuNo.162140 / 162178 ? 56 Total: 056
12 additional airframes cancelled.

C-2A(R) - Upcoming new Greyhound variant.

Grand Total: 346

HAWKEYE CONVERSIONS

US Navy

TE-2A 4 E-2A, crew trainer conversions.
E-2B 52 E-2A, 1969-1985, electronics upgrade, larger fins, refuelling receptor.
YE-2C 2 E-2A(148712, 148713), 1971, prototype with major electronics upgrade,
nose mounted search radar, engine upgrade.
E-2C+ 1+ E-2C, 2001-present, engine / 8-bladed propeller upgrade.
TE-2C 12 E-2C, crew trainer conversions.
YC-2A 2 E-2A(148147, 148148), 1964, prototype cargo conversion, redesigned
fuselage, no dorsal radome.

Foreign Conversions

E-2T

4

E-2B, 1995-present, upgraded conversions for Taiwan as 2501 / 2504.

FOREIGN MILITARY / CIVILIAN SERVICE
 - Hawkeye aircraft in military service with Egypt, France, Israel, Japan,
   Mexico, Singapore and Taiwan.
 - At least 11 Hawkeyes used by the USCG, s/n: 3501 / 3509, 3701, 3702.
 - Several Hawkeyes used by US Customs for anti-drug smuggling duties.

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