E-6B Mercury

E-6B Mercury

Strategic Communications and Mission Readiness.

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The E-6B is a Communications Relay and Strategic Airborne Command Post Aircraft

It provides survivable, reliable, and endurable airborne command, control and communications between the national command authority and U.S. strategic and non-strategic forces.

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Aircraft Sustainment and Modernization Leaders

As leaders in aircraft sustainment and modernization, Northrop Grumman supports the US Navy’s E-6B Mercury fleet through the Integrated Modification and Maintenance Contract (IMMC), consisting of six modifications to improve command, control and communication functions.

E-6B Mercury in the News

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Northrop Grumman Delivers First Modified E-6B Mercury to US Navy

(Photo Credit: U.S. Navy)

People standing under tail of Navy E-6B Mercury aircraft

Navy Accepts Upgraded E-6B Mercury, Delivering Enhanced Capabilities to the Fleet

(Source: NAVAIR News)

U.S. Navy’s E-6B Mercury aircraft taking off on runway

Northrop Grumman Selected by US Navy for Sustainment and Modernization of E-6B Mercury Aircraft

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First E-6B Inducted Under New Maintenance Contract

(DVIDS – Defense Visual Information Distribution Service)

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Kelly Ayers