The airborne early warning
capabilities of its E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is being highlighted in Northrop Grumman's exhibit demonstrating the E-2D's capabilities for military and civil applications.
Displaying uncharacteristic realism, the DRDO has opted instead to develop a less- capable, but sophisticated Airborne Early Warning
& Control System ( AEW& CS) based on a smaller Embraer 145 system into which it is putting its own radar and electronics.
Islamabad Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will induct a Chinese-made airborne early warning
and control system, its chief Air Marshal Rao Qamar Sulaiman said yesterday.
The Israeli Air Force has taken delivery of three of the Gulfstream G550 business jets, converted by state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and a unit, ELTA, to function as Conformal Airborne Early Warning
and Control jets.
The E-2D, which is designed to provide all-weather airborne early warning
and command and control functions for a carrier battle group, will feature the new APY-9 radar in a newly designed rotodome which includes 360[degrees] coverage with an Active Electronically Scanned Array.
The NATO Airborne Early Warning
and Control (NAEW&C) Programme Office requested this training which was conducted by Mr.
The aircraft serve with the 380th Airborne Early Warning
and Control Systems Squadron at Eleusis air base.
The aircraft has been modified to include an airborne early warning
radar system and Greece is thought to have taken delivery of two.
Other products include AWACS airborne early warning
radar, the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) and the Longbow Hellfire missile.
has been awarded a $60 M contract covering the supply of an advanced electronic support (ES)/electronic intelligence (ELINT) system for use aboard Australia's Wedgetail airborne early warning
and control aircraft programme.
(In July, Israel cancelled the sale of the PHALCON airborne early warning
system to China after the US Congress threatened to deduct the value of the sale from US aid to Israel.
Compared with the existing E-2C airborne early warning
planes, the E-767s can cover a wider range of areas with their radar and are particularly good at monitoring at low altitudes, Defense Agency officials said.