AWACS


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AWACS

[′ā·waks]
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AWACS is a heavier and high endurance system which can give 360-degree coverage as against the AEW&C, which is about 270-degree coverage.
In Afghanistan, the NATO AWACS performed unique and valuable roles for the Alliance by conducting air surveillance, he added.
The plane flying out of the German base to Romania was an E-3A AWACS and the plane leaving Britain for Poland was an E-3B AWACS, Janzen said.
Mentioning Prince Bandar and the AWACS brought a flash of memories before my eyes.
Written by a serving lieutenant commander naval flight officer with experience in E-2s and AWACS aircraft, this interesting book is a good reference and overall survey of a seldom described, but vitally important, community.
The AWACS system is now an integrated, indispensable element of Japan's own defense, and it complements the three US Air Force AWACS aircraft stationed at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa.
The SDF currently has four AWACS planes and they can share information with U.
The AWACS planes being sent to Turkey are manned by multinational crews, and are jointly owned by the 19 Nato countries.
The facility includes two new AWACS operational flight trainers.
As the transcript reveals, it was Schmidt who told the AWACS about this situation and then notified them that he was "rolling in -- self defence.
Many Americans were shocked to learn that, on October 12th, foreign military forces, in the form of five NATO AWACS planes dispatched from a base in Geilenkirchen, Germany, began cruising American skies to assist in the defense of the American homeland.
AWACS provides an accurate air picture over a radius of hundreds of kilometers to support offensive and defensive missions, along with command, control and communications functions in any weather.