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AWACS

[′ā·waks]
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Konya airbase, around 250 kilometres south of Ankara, has served as a forward operating base for NATO AWACS surveillance aircraft since the 1980s in addition to its national role as a Turkish military facility.
And to the south, we have agreed to increase the presence of AWACS early warning aircraft over Turkey," Stoltenberg said presenting his annual report in Brussels.
NATO is already sending AWACS to Turkey to strengthen Ankara's air defenses on its border with Syria.
Karakorum Eagle-03 AWACS can detect aerial as well as surface targets at fairly long ranges regardless of their height.
AWACS will act as a 360- degree ' eye in the sky' to bolster air operations.
NATO's 28 member states decided Monday to intensify the assessment of the possible threat the Ukrainian crisis poses to the alliance by sending AWACS planes.
The Romanian ministry said AWACS planes fly at an altitude of 9,000 metres (5.
The sale of the AWACS faced stern objections from a majority of Americans, prominent US senators, Israel and its US lobby.
Towards the end of that war, dozens Iraqi aircraft, including the two remaining AWACS, were flown to Iran for safekeeping.
It is appropriate for AWACS aircrafts to use the Konya Air Base for a specific period of time within the scope of Turkey's comprehensive contributions to the ISAF operation," Ozugergin said.
Contract Management: The Air Force Should Improve How It Purchases AWACS Spare Parts, GAO-05-169, Feb.
You have guardsmen, reservists and active-duty Airmen over the top of the East Coast, West Coast, Gulf Coast, aboard tankers, aboard fighters, aboard AWACS (airborne warning and control system aircraft), flying from little airfields and big airfields to make sure this country is safe.