airborne warning and control system


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airborne warning and control system

[′er‚bȯrn ′wȯrn·iŋ an kən′trōl ‚sis·təm]
(ordnance)
A U.S. Air Force program that uses airborne radar to detect low-flying enemy aircraft and high-altitude attacking bombers and to provide associated command and control functions for strategic interceptor forces. Abbreviated AWACS.
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14 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing Defense & Space Group announced it has awarded a contract to Deutsche Aerospace AG (Dasa) to assist the Group's effort to upgrade NATO's 18 E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.
Previously, the company has undertaken other large-scale modifications, including the 747 aircraft for the presidential Air Force One fleet, the 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleet, the 747 Space Shuttle Carrier, and military tanker aircraft.
Bradshaw also has held a number of senior management positions on several programs, including the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), Lunar Orbiter, Apollo-Saturn and Advanced Projects.
Boeing delivered four 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft to Japan, upgraded three U.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing Defense & Space Group announced today it has received contracts for two 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.
6 million contract to enhance the flight deck of NATO's fleet of 17 E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.
NYSE: BA), Seattle, to deliver two Boeing 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) planes to Japan.
Boeing, a premier architect and integrator of large-scale systems, offers a low-risk approach by implementing proven systems engineering and management processes from complex programs such as Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Airborne Warning and Control System and Airborne Early Warning & Control.
Boeing has extensive experience in integrating complex systems with an airplane platform, through its work on programs such as the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) and the Airborne Surveillance Testbed, and a strong history of successfully managing large technology programs and weapon systems developments.
5 million (USD) contract award from the United States Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center to upgrade their entire US fleet of Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft with the latest Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) receiver-transmitter technology.
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