Airborne Early Warning and Control

NATO E-3A to monitor Russian air activity from Romania

NATO has deployed a single Boeing E-3A Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft to the 90th Airlift Base in Otopeni, Romania, from which it will conduct operations to monitor Russian military activity

First MESA sensor is installed on to RAF E-7A Wedgetail

The first of three RAF Boeing E-7A Wedgetail AEW1 airborne early warning and control aircraft received its Multi-role Electronically Scanned Array (MESA) sensor on November 4

US Navy procures two additional E-2Ds

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract to supply and support an additional two E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes for the US Navy.

Black Sea Fleet naval pilots begin Ka-31R flight training

The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet has started training crews to fly its new Kamov Ka-31R airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) helicopter.

Saab ready to prove smart strategy on Finnish HX

Saab has commenced its HX Challenge by deploying Gripen E 39-10 to Pirkkala.

NATO initiates AWACS Life Extension Programme

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has announced a Life Extension Programme (LEP) for its Boeing E-3A Sentry airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) fleet, which aims to keep the aircraft operational until 2035.

UAE Air Force announces plans for more GlobalEyes

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force announces plans for additional Saab GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft during Dubai Airshow.

Advanced Hawkeyes for France

FRANCE’S MINISTER OF defense has confirmed plans to acquire three E-2D airborne early warning and control aircraft for the French Navy at a cost of around $1.09 billion.

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Fairey Gannet Airborne Early Warning

Fairey Gannet AEW Andrew Thomas describes the development...

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A-100 AEW&C aircraft under test

RUSSIAN NEWS agency TASS has reported that the new A-100 airborne...