Difference between revisions of "AWACS"

From The RadioReference Wiki

m (added "Return to" link(s) to DB and Wiki pages; added categories)
m (updated categories)
Line 16: Line 16:
[[Category:RR Glossary]]
[[Category:RR Glossary]]
[[Category:Aviation Glossary]]
[[Category:Military Aviation]]
[[Category:Military Aviation]]

Latest revision as of 05:26, 21 January 2016

Airborne Warning and Control System
The Boeing E-3 Sentry, commonly known as AWACS, is an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft developed by Boeing as the prime contractor. Derived from the Boeing 707, it provides all-weather surveillance, command, control and communications, and is used by the United States Air Force (USAF), NATO, Royal Air Force (RAF), French Air Force and Royal Saudi Air Force. The E-3 is distinguished by the distinctive rotating radar dome above the fuselage. Production ended in 1992 after 68 aircraft had been built.
See Also
Tinker Air Force Base Oklahoma County (OK)
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)
Boeing E-3 Sentry at

Return to Wiki page: Michigan MilAir Reference
(No matching DB page)