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A Little E-10 for the E-8: The Air Force plans to replace the capability that it would have put on the now-canceled E-10 sensor and battle management airplane by upgrading the E-8 Joint STARS, according to Lt. Gen. Donald Hoffman, military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition. The service’s 18 E-8s will all get new radars and new engines, but not the CFM-56s that are on KC-135Rs. The big-bypass turbofans were too bulky and would have interfered with the radar, Hoffman told Air Force Magazine Friday. The insides of the E-8s will feature new workstations, too.