airborne warning and control system


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airborne warning and control system

[′er‚bȯrn ′wȯrn·iŋ an kən′trōl ‚sis·təm]
(ordnance)
A U.S. Air Force program that uses airborne radar to detect low-flying enemy aircraft and high-altitude attacking bombers and to provide associated command and control functions for strategic interceptor forces. Abbreviated AWACS.
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Previously, the company has undertaken other large-scale modifications, including the 747 aircraft for the presidential Air Force One fleet, the 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleet, the 747 Space Shuttle Carrier, and military tanker aircraft.
Boeing delivered four 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft to Japan, upgraded three U.
6 million contract to enhance the flight deck of NATO's fleet of 17 E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.
Boeing, a premier architect and integrator of large-scale systems, offers a low-risk approach by implementing proven systems engineering and management processes from complex programs such as Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Airborne Warning and Control System and Airborne Early Warning & Control.
5 million (USD) contract award from the United States Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center to upgrade their entire US fleet of Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft with the latest Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) receiver-transmitter technology.
InterMAPhics is an integral component of international programs such as: Northrup Grumman's TPS-70SS tactical 3D surveillance radars, and Raytheon's Sentry Air Defense product line, the NATO AWACS Airborne Warning and Control System in Europe, NAV CANADA's RSiT display improvement program, and Seagull -- Singapore's Military ATM Program and Air Operations.
Air Force contract to provide E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) training and simulation services at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
The MVME3604 will help enable DII COE--developed by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and their contractor (Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL))--to improve interoperability for such mission-critical systems as the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), Joint Tactical Terminal/Common Integrated Broadcast Service-Modules (JTT/CIBS-M), Region/Sector Air Operations Center (R/SAOC), as well as various systems from the Navy, Army and Signals Intelligence community.
Under these contract awards, DRC will support major Air Force programs including Combat Air Forces Command and Control (C2), MILSATCOM Terminals, Joint STARS, Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), and Strategic & Nuclear Deterrence Command and Control.
a subsidiary of Northrup Grumman, to develop and manufacture high-reliability complex power modules for the mid-term modernization of the NATO Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS).
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