AWACS

Engineer who took part in E-3 Sentry Development tells why Long-Range Missiles are the Only Real Threat to the AWACS and why the aircraft Tail is Coated with Dielectric Paint

Engineer who took part in E-3 Sentry Development tells why Long-Range Missiles are the Only Real Threat to the AWACS and why the aircraft Tail is Coated with Dielectric Paint

The Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACS The Boeing E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning & Control System (or AWACS) is a modified Boeing… Read More

7 days ago

French Air Force E-3F AWACS threatened to be shot down by Russian Forces

Russian forces threaten to shoot down French Air Force E-3F AWACS A French Air Force E-3F AWACS (Airborne Warning and… Read More

1 week ago

A highly operationally significant and embarrassing loss: Ukraine says it shot down Russian A-50 AEW&C aircraft (and damaged beyond repair Il-22 Command Post aircraft)

Ukraine shot down Russian A-50 AEW&C aircraft If true it would be a blow to Moscow's air power: Ukraine's military… Read More

2 months ago

NATO selects E-7 Wedgetail as E-3 AWACS successor

Six new E-7A Wedgetail aircraft for NATO NATO has selected its next generation command and control aircraft as the Alliance’s… Read More

3 months ago

USAF selects E-7 Wedgetail to replace a portion of the E-3 Sentry AWACS Fleet

Based on market research, the Department of the Air Force has decided to replace a portion of the E-3 Sentry… Read More

2 years ago

The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots

Following the interception of radio traffic between the F-15s and the AWACS, Iran later claimed — logically — that the… Read More

3 years ago

E-3G crews break record for sequential flights flying 34 consecutive combat missions

On Aug. 3, 2020, the 968th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron at Al Dhafra Air Base, flew their 34th consecutive… Read More

4 years ago

This E-3 Driver is the Third AWACS Pilot to serve as Red Flag Mission Commander

During the execution phase, Radford led the entire 75-minute mission of 20 different aircraft including the F-35A/B Lightning II, the… Read More

4 years ago

NATO could buy E-7 to replace E-3

The E-7 aircraft are large enough to add potential new capabilities, such as operating drones for expanded surveillance, in coming… Read More

5 years ago

E-3 AWACS crew member explains how a U.S. Navy F-14 nearly shot down a U.S. Navy A-6 during the first night of Operation Desert Storm

"The F-14 pilot came back and said in an excited voice, 'Target, nose, 12 miles [19.31km] hot, am I cleared… Read More

6 years ago

That time an F-15E shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 attack helicopter with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb 

"I said, 'There's no chance the bomb will get him now,' even though Dan was working hard to keep the… Read More

6 years ago

THAT TIME A RAF E-3D SENTRY AWACS AIRCRAFT WAS NEARLY SHOT DOWN BY A SERBIAN MiG-29  

On May 4, 1999 one of the RAF E-3D aircraft flown by a No. 23 Squadron crew was targeted by… Read More

6 years ago

HERE ARE SOME COOL PHOTOS OF NATO AIRCRAFT TRAINING IN BALTIC AIR POLICING PROCEDURES

RAMSTEIN ALLOY 4 is aimed to exercise Baltic Air Policing alert aircraft as well as to enhance relations and interoperability… Read More

7 years ago

IOWA ANG KC-135 STRATOTANKERS SUPPORT NATO E-3 AWACS AIRCRAFT MISSIONS

The long-standing partnership with the Air National Guard is important to maintaining stability in the region As told by Air… Read More

7 years ago

FIRST E-3 SENTRY WITH DRAGON MODIFICATION DELIVERED TO TINKER AFB

DRAGON modernization will bring a whole new level of communication, navigation and surveillance to the U.S. and NATO E-3 operational… Read More

7 years ago