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.
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The introduction of ZDK-03 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEWC) will bring a "revolution in our air defence operations," he told the state-run news agency in an interview.
Saab completed a successful first flight with the second GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft on 3 January.
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan -- The last E-2C Hawkeyes from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 "Liberty Bells" departed Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Japan on June 1, marking the end of a 44-year storied legacy of service and achievements for one of the Navy's longest-serving forward-deployed squadrons in the U.S.
Australia's armed forces has a range of Boeing platforms and services including the H-47, EA-18G Growler, P-8A Maritime Surveillance Aircraft, F/A-18 Super Hornet, E-7 Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control System, C-17 Globemaster III and training and logistics solutions.
Defence and security company Saab AB (STO: SAABB) announced on Monday the receipt of an order within the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) segment.
Northrop Grumman's Hawkeye aircraft is a twin-turboprop airborne early warning aircraft used for command-and-control operations.
Shaanxi Aircraft Pakistan will receive the first of four Shaanxi ZDK-03 airborne early warning and control system aircraft by the end of January 2011.
By ZHUHAI, November 21, 2010 (Frontier Star): The introduction of Chinas made ZDK-03 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft will bring a revolution in our air defence operation, said Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, Chief of Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) here.
During the weekend, a NATO Trainer Cargo Aircraft from the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS) is scheduled to depart Geilenkirchen airbase in Germany to Islamabad.
Northrop Grumman as the principal VIP sponsor at the event will highlight its wide range of industry-leading capabilities in EW interoperability and EW's contribution to the overall surveillance picture among its airborne early warning and control systems.
As compared to Pakistan's airborne early warning system, the Indian Phalcon system provides tactical surveillance of airborne and surface targets and helps gather signal intelligence.
Boeing reported a second-quarter net loss of $160 million, a significant decline from net income of $532 million a year ago owing to more than $1 billion in one-time charges related to delays in its Airborne Early Warning & Control surveillance program and a previously announced settlement with the US Justice Dept.

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