airborne early warning(redirected from Airborne Early Warning & Control)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Airborne Early Warning & Control: Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
airborne early warning[′er‚bȯrn ′ər·lē ′wȯrn·iŋ]
The detection of enemy air or surface units by radar or other equipment carried in an airborne vehicle, and the transmitting of a warning to friendly units.