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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The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft and the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) were chosen under a process known as type selection, which identifies the capabilities and systems to be purchased to address specific defence requirements.
SQS) to jointly pursue a re-engining program for NATO's E-3A Airborne Early Warning And Control System (AWACS).
The Defence Research and Development Organisation along with its production partners from the Industry to participate in the show, which will witness flying demonstration of the AEW&C India the latest Airborne Early Warning and Control system that can detect, identify and classify threats present in the surveillance area and act as a command and control centre to support variety of air operations.
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.
US-based Boeing, an aerospace and defense corporation, announced that a maintenance training program has been commenced for Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) program.
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.
for the C-130J-30 Airborne Early Warning and Control Product
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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