IAI - Israel Aerospace Industries India has requested a proposal from Israel Aerospace Industries to supply another three Ilyushin Il-76-based airborne early warning aircraft
. Apr 9, 2010
They will be able to transport up to 1,450 personnel, 36 joint strike fighters and four airborne early warning aircraft
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Integrated Systems and Aerostructure (ISA) sector, Dallas, TX, was awarded a $17.8 M contract by the US Navy to upgrade a fleet E-2C Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft
to the new Hawkeye 2000 production standard.
The agency then dispatched two destroyers, an electronic warfare data collecting aircraft, two airborne early warning aircraft
, and two electronic measurement aircraft to the Sea of Japan, Akiyama said Thursday.
One example of such trade is the current Rosvoorouzhenie-Israel Aircraft Industries US$250 million bid to convert Russian Il-76 cargo jets into airborne early warning aircraft
for the Chinese Air Force.
* ELINT System (Designation unknown): A ground-based, vehicle-mounted, 0.85- to 11-GHz/15- to 18-GHz "passive automatic station for radio-electronic environmental control." It is designed to detect the emitters associated with the Patriot and Nike-Hercules SAM systems as well as the radars used in the low-angle bombing system (LABS) and airborne early warning aircraft
such as the E-2C and the E-3.
Northrop Grumman's Hawkeye aircraft is a twin-turboprop airborne early warning aircraft
used for command-and-control operations.
Ironically, Gulftsteam's exhibition stand for its Special Missions aircraft at this year's Dubai Air Show held in late-October/early-November in the United Arab Emirates had a large image of an aircraft bearing a very strong resemblance, not only to the G-550 Shavit but also to the G-550 Eitam Airborne Early Warning aircraft
operated by the IAF, but bereft of the IAF's name, presumably so as not to offend local sensitivities.
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