TITLE

SPECIAL DELIVERY: C-2A Greyhound Celebrates 50 Years as Carrier Onboard Delivery Aircraft

AUTHOR(S)
Fahrner, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Naval Aviation News;Fall2015, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the C-2A which has supported the warfighter through its Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) mission for 50 years since the Vietnam War. According to Captain John Lemmon, E-2/C-2 Airborne Tactical Data System Program Office (PMA-231) program manager, the C-2A has enabled carrier strike groups to operate forward by transporting cargo between shore and ship. The capability of the aircraft to participate in a full range of sea-based military operations is also tackled.
ACCESSION #
112319181

 

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