E-2C Hawkeye / US Coast GuardItem Number: C1345
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye airplane model. The E-2Cs were deployed to six foreign Forward Operating Bases in the Caribbean stretching from Belize to Carioca to Grenada. In addition, many CONUS bases were routinely used as staging areas. Deployment locations were based on known methods of operation and intelligence information that was getting better and better. This type of operation proved to be most effective. During the last year of operation E-2C aircraft were deployed 293 days out of the year. The Coast Guard E2C operation was discontinued on 22 November 1991.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/48. Wingspan 20 inches, Length 14 inches.