According to a report by South China Morning Post, the Chinese state media confirmed Monday that the country was constructing its first carrier-borne early-warning aircraft
The planes -- eight bombers, two intelligence gathering planes and one early-warning aircraft
-- flew near Miyako and Okinawa on Friday without violating Japan's airspace, the Japanese defense ministry said in a statement released on Friday.
Northrop Grumman, won the biggest award, a $52.4 million contract to supply the US Navy with materials and services needed to perform an Equivalent Flight Hours fatigue test to evaluate the accuracy of the estimated service life of the company's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early-warning aircraft
The Chinese military planes -- two Y8 early-warning aircraft
and two H6 bombers -- flew from the East China Sea to the Pacific Ocean and back again, but did not violate Japan's airspace, the reports said.
delivers 2 early-warning aircraft
to Taiwan The U.S.
Clearly, with Pakistan acquiring early-warning aircraft
, mid-air refuellers and missiles, increasingly theres very little to choose between the two sides, at least technologically.
He states the during Operation DESERT STORM, early-warning aircraft
broadcasted to American pilots about approaching Iraqi fighters, giving the "Eagle and Viper pilots time to ...
The wing's 70 aircraft include four strike-fighter squadrons (three Navy and one Marine), an S-3 Viking squadron, an E-2 Hawkeye early-warning aircraft
squadron, an electronic-warfare EA-6B squadron and a helicopter squadron.
Northrop Grumman was also on hand, showcasing its E-2C Hawkeye airborne early-warning aircraft
, which it has offered to the Indian Navy.
They could have been stationed at Waddington, where three Nimrod R1s and six Sentry early-warning aircraft
will patrol the skies over Athens.
The new orders follow earlier announcements by the company of a pounds 2.7m deal for the supply of on-train security systems for Portuguese Railways and a pounds 1.5m contract to equip the RAF's fleet of AWACS early-warning aircraft
with new computer displays.