airborne early warning and control


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airborne early warning and control

[′er‚bȯrn ′ər·lē ′wȯrn·iŋ an kən′trōl]
(ordnance)
Air surveillance and control provided by airborne early-warning vehicles which are equipped with search and height-finding radar and communications equipment for controlling weapons.

airborne early warning and control (AEW&C)

Air surveillance and control provided by airborne early warning aircraft that are equipped with search and height-finding radar and communications equipment for controlling weapon systems. They are equipped to detect enemy aircraft and direct their own aircraft against them. The quantum of control infrastructure is greater than in an AEW (airborne early warning aircraft). See airborne early warning aircraft.
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Among the exhibits on display will be Northrop Grumman's world leading capabilities in airborne early warning and control.
Featured will be the E-2 Hawkeye and 737 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C), multi-role electronically scanned array (MESA) surveillance radar.
Also highlighted will be Northrop Grumman's 737 airborne early warning and control, multi-role electronically scanned array (MESA) radar capabilities.
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BAE SYSTEMS Australia has signed an agreement with Boeing as a key in-country partner to supply the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with an Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) capability.
The Hawkeye is a twin turboprop driven, carrier-based airborne early warning and control aircraft with a track record for reliability and durability in simultaneous air and surface surveillance, strike and intercept control, search and rescue support, and drug interdiction roles.
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In addition to the UK's ASTOR program, Raytheon is competing for significant airborne surveillance procurements, such as Wedgetail, in Australia and a similar airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system in Turkey, with additional international growth opportunities.
This cooperative effort by Raytheon and Airbus Industrie follows their recently completed proposal to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to provide the Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system installed on an Airbus 310.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 17, 1997--Ericsson Microwave Systems' Erieye Airborne Early Warning and Control system has been selected as the airborne surveillance sensor in the Brazilian SIVAM system for the vigilance of the Amazons.
21, 1996--Ericsson Microwave Systems of Sweden and Lockheed Martin Ocean, Radar and Sensor Systems have teamed to offer advanced Airborne Early Warning and Control systems for the world wide market.
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