airborne early warning

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airborne early warning

[′er‚bȯrn ′ər·lē ′wȯrn·iŋ]
(ordnance)
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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