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UK Orders Five Boeing E-7 Wedgetail AEW&C Aircraft

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has signed a $1.98Bn deal to purchase five E-7 early warning radar aircraft. The E-7 fleet will replace the current...

India Lines Up $3 Billion Defense Deals with Israel

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Tel Aviv later this year, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has begun to clear...

KJ-500 Improves China’s Overall Military Power

China’s new KJ-500 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft has received extensive international attention since its appearance. Canada’s Kanwa Intelligence Review published an...

Saab’s GlobalEye Redefines the Airborne Surveillance Market

Defence and security company Saab extends its airborne early warning and control portfolio, with the introduction of the GlobalEye multi-role airborne surveillance system. GlobalEye...
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NATO ‘discussing’ use of AWACS in anti-ISIS operations

NATO member states are discussing a request to use the alliance's AWACS air surveillance aircraft in the battle against the jihadist Islamic State group,...

Upgraded E-3 Sentry Deploys to Combat Theater

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE: The long-awaited, highly anticipated deployment of the E-3 Sentry (AWACS) Block 40/45 is finally over, with the deployment of the...

Chinese Army Gets Brand New Early Warning and Control Aircraft

Capable of tracking nearly 100 vehicles at once, the Chinese military has launched its new airborne early warning and control aircraft (AEW and C),...

Saudi Arabia Requests $2Bn Upgrade for AWACS

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia for an AWACS modernization program and associated equipment,...

Northrop Delivers Mode S Upgrade for the UK’s Sentry AWACS System

Northrop Grumman has designed, developed, integrated and fielded a Mode S upgrade to the Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) interrogator for the Sentry E-3D...

Turkey Formally Inducts First AEW&C Aircraft

Attending a ceremony held at the 3rd Main Jet Base Command in the province of Konya to put into service the Airborne Warning and...