US WARPLANES PRODUCTION UPDATE & RETIREMENTS

PRESENT DAY PRODUCTION / CONVERSIONS

C-130 Hercules Currently built as the C-130J Series.
E-2 Hawkeye Currently built as the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and C-2A(R).
F-15 Eagle Currently built for export as the F-15SA (Saudi Arabia) and upcoming F-15QA (Qatar).
F-16 Fighting Falcon Currently built for export as the F-16C/D, production may cease in the near future if no new orders are received.
F/A-18 Hornet Currently built as the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G Growler.
F-35 Lightning II Currently built as the F-35A / F-35B / F-35C.
UH-1 Iroquois / AH1 Cobra Currently built as the UH-1Y, AH-1Z and civil / military Model 412.
CH-47 Chinook Currently built / re-manufactured as the CH-47F.
H-53 Sea Stallion Currently built as the CH-53K.
UH-60 Black Hawk Currently built as the US Army UH-60M and US Navy MH-60R and MH-60S.
AH-64 Apache Currently built and upgraded as the AH-64E.
T-6 Texan II Currently built as the T-6A, T-6B and T-6C.
V-22 Osprey Currently built as the MV-22B and CV-22B.
Boeing Military Airliners Currently built as the C-40, E-7, P-8 (Model 737) and KC-46 (Model 767).

UPCOMING AND RECENT RETIREMENTS

A-6 Intruder Last EA-6B Prowler to be retired by the USMC in 2019.
A-10 Thunderbolt II Early retirement due to budget cuts, deferred until after 2022.
C-9 Skytrain II Last C-9B US Navy aircraft retired, two left with USMC.
SH-3 Sea King Last US Navy SH-3H retired in 2006, last USMC Marine One version postponed.
P-3 Orion US Navy P-3C Orions to be retired as P-8A deliveries increase.
T-38 Talon T-38C to be retired after 2020.
U-2 / TR-1 Retirement status uncertain?

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