Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

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Anhedral
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Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

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Shannon airport is no longer known for its military movements but was blessed this weekend by the arrival of a US Navy E-2C Hawkeye that arrived from the US via Keflavik and departed the next day for the French Navy airfield at Cuers - Pierrefeu. Rumour has it that its a spares ship (possibly in connection with the recent E-2D and spares package order). Probably the military movement of the year for Shannon pity the weather chose to be grey and gloomy for arrival and departure.
165507/AJ604 Grumman E-2C Hawkeye II US Navy, VAW-124 "Bear Aces"

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Paul
https://www.flickr.com/photos/58611670@N04/

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165507/AJ604 E-2C Hawkeye US Navy
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165507/AJ604 E-2C Hawkeye US Navy by Paul Nelhams, on Flickr

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165507/AJ604 E-2C Hawkeye US Navy by Paul Nelhams, on Flickr


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165507/AJ604 E-2C Hawkeye US Navy by Paul Nelhams, on Flickr

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Re: Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

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Nice catch.
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Re: Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

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Nice to see !

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Re: Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

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Very nice !!!

But just for info it is not the CAG E-2 its a standard nicely painted VAW-124 squadron machine as indicated by the 604 modex the CAG machine carries the 600 modex It was coded 600 back in 2017 when GWB visited Portsmouth though

https://pbase.com/usnavypatchman/image/166060289

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Re: Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

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Missed it, Damn, on a Sunday too. Nice shots Paul.

Last E-2 saw in Shannon was in connection with the JFK Visit. Same sqn too.
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Re: Navy CAG E-2 in Shannon

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This was something nice to catch, well done

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