Airborne Warning and Control System

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Name: Airborne Warning and Control System
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Japan looking to buy more stealth fighters in fiscal 2015

TOKYO -- The Ministry of Defense plans to seek funding for the purchase of six F-35 stealth fighter jets in next fiscal year's budget to strengthen defense of remote southwestern islands against China, which has grown increasingly assertive at sea and ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

552nd ACW’s upgraded E-3G AWACS achieves initial operational capability

The US Air Combat Command (ACC) has declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the US Air Force's 552nd Air Control Wing's first upgraded E-3G Sentry Block 40/45 airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft.To date, the 552nd Air Control ... [Published Air Force Technology - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Saudi Arabia, Turkey seek FMS packages

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. allies are asking the United States for modernization of airborne warning and control aircraft and procurement of air-to-air missiles.The separate requests -- from Saudi Arabia and Turkey -- were reported to Congress ... [Published UPI - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

AWACS upgrade achieves initial operational capability

The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, declared initial operational capability for the 552nd Air Control Wing's E-3G Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System Block 40/45 aircraft, July 28, here."This modification represents the ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing to upgrade Nato’s E-3 Sentry fleet

[11:04] Boeing has secured a $250m contract to upgrade the Nato's E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft fleet.Under the contract, the company will install digital flight decks and avionics on 13 of the alliance's 17 Boeing 707 ... [Published Azartac - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Boeing to Upgrade Five Saudi AWACS Aircraft

The US cleared major potential sales to Saudi Arabia, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced earlier this week.The Saudi government has requested $2 billion in upgrades for its E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft. ... [Published Al Defiya - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Third AWACS to be delivered in September

The airborne early warning and control aircraft (AWACS) project initiated in order to ensure complete and uninterrupted surveillance of Turkey's surroundings and to manage air traffic when necessary is drawing to an end. According to Turkish Daily ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Saudi AWACS upgrade gets State Department nod

A potential $2 billion upgrade for Saudi Arabian Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft has been approved by the State Department.Congress has been notified that the Foreign Military Sale can go through, according to a Defense Security Cooperation ... [Published Federal Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

US to support Saudi Arabian E-3 AWACS upgrade programme

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of airborne warning and control system (AWACS) upgrade programme and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia.Under the estimated $2bn sale, ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

NATO AWACS fleet to get avionics facelift

The upgrades will allow compliance with current and future air traffic control and navigation requirements, enabling the aircraft to have broader access to airspace worldwide.“Increasing airspace access means greater mission efficiency by saving time ... [Published Military Embedded Systems - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 4 reports

NATO AWACS aircraft are being upgraded with glass cockpits

GEILENKIRCHEN, Germany - To meet current and future Communication, Navigation, Surveillance / Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) airspace requirements, NATO’s E-3A (NE-3A) aircraft are being upgraded with glass cockpits and other advanced avionics.The NE-3A ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 12 reports

Boeing Awarded $250 Million Contract to Modernize NATO AWACS Fleet

Boeing has received a contract from NATO worth approximately $250 million to install digital flight decks and avionics on 13 of the alliance’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, which are based on the Boeing 707 commercial airplane.The ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 07 2014]

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"That's what Red Flag is all about," Waklid said. "It trains us to be the best at our jobs and shows us what it would be like to execute real-world operations."
"This modification represents the most significant upgrade in the 35-plus year history of the E-3 AWACS."
...his plan to excise $6 billion from the cost structure of Boeing's defense, space, and security business, division chief Chris Chadwick said that "probably 66% of that will come out of the supply chain, maybe more."
...Force's AWACS fleet provides early warning of potential airborne threats to Saudi Arabia and manages friendly airborne assets," the agency said. "The sale of this equipment and support will enhance the RSAF's ability to effectively field, support, and employ this aircraft for the foreseeable future."

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Upgraded E-3 AWACS Aircraft Achieves Initial Op... [Published Defense World - Aug 18 2014]
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AWACS upgrade achieves initial operational capa... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 16 2014]
Boeing to upgrade Nato’s E-3 Sentry fleet [Published Azartac - Aug 16 2014]
AWACS upgrade achieves initial operational capa... [Published Beale Air Force Base - Aug 15 2014]
Boeing to Upgrade Five Saudi AWACS Aircraft [Published Al Defiya - Aug 15 2014]
Saudi Arabia requests AWACS mission system upgrade [Published Flight International - Aug 15 2014]
Boeing's potential $2 billion deal with Suadi A... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 15 2014]
Third AWACS to be delivered in September [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 15 2014]
Boeing to donate $1m against childhood hunger [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 15 2014]
Saudi AWACS upgrade gets State Department nod [Published Federal Times - Aug 14 2014]
Saudi Arabia set for $2bn AWACS modernisation [Published Arabian Aerospace - Aug 14 2014]
Canada must be more than an observer in Iraq [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 14 2014]
US to support Saudi Arabian E-3 AWACS upgrade p... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 14 2014]
Maintaining Canada’s CP-140 Aurora Fleet [Published Defense Industry Daily - Aug 14 2014]
CAE's (CAE) CEO Marc Parent on Q1 2015 Results ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 14 2014]
Game of Arms behind the Farce [Published HardNews Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
Saudi air force calls for $2 billion upgrade to... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 13 2014]
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US Clears Major Arms Sales to Saudi, Turkey [Published DefenseNews.com - Aug 12 2014]
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AWACS upgrade achieves initial operational capa... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 16 2014]
The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Hostage, declared initial operational capability for the 552nd Air Control Wing's E-3G Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System Block 40/45 aircraft, July 28, here."This modification represents the ...
Third AWACS to be delivered in September [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 15 2014]
The airborne early warning and control aircraft (AWACS) project initiated in order to ensure complete and uninterrupted surveillance of Turkey's surroundings and to manage air traffic when necessary is drawing to an end. According to Turkish Daily ...
US to support Saudi Arabian E-3 AWACS upgrade p... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 14 2014]
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of airborne warning and control system (AWACS) upgrade programme and associated equipment to Saudi Arabia.Under the estimated $2bn sale, ...
Exercise Anatolian Eagle 2014-2: Turkey, Jordan... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 11 2014]
Attracting an increasing number of foreign air arms, Anatolian Eagle has become a high-tech exercise that gives participating units the opportunity to assess their capabilities and readiness for war, to improve multinational cooperation, and to test new ...
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