E-3 Sentry

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

2 months 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

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

5 months ago

USAF awards Boeing E-7A prototype contract: the Wedgetail will replace the E-3 AWACS

The USAF plans to begin production in fiscal 2025, with the first E-7A expected to be fielded by fiscal 2027.… Read More

1 year ago

USAF plans to divest 33 F-22 Stealth Fighters rejected by HASC that instead wants to Upgrade Oldest Raptors

The USAF’s plans to divest its oldest 33 F-22 Raptor fighters met with a sharp rebuke from the House Armed… Read More

2 years 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

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

Check out video and photos of 24 F-22 Raptors showcasing Overwhelming Combat Airpower during Elephant Walk at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

The "elephant walk," comprised of 24 F-22 Raptor stealth fighters, a C-17 Globemaster III transport and an E-3 Sentry. On… Read More

5 years ago

The incredible story of the SR-71 Blackbird that flew an eleven-hour-long mission from Kadena to the Persian Gulf and back

"Like every other crew, we wanted this mission. It was special, it was a first, it would cover territory that… Read More

6 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

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

Royal Air Force E-3D Sentry AEW&C aircraft grounded by issues with electrical wiring and cabin conditioning system

Royal Air Force E-3D Sentry AEW&C aircraft grounded The Royal Air Force (RAF) has been forced to ground its E-3D… Read More

7 years ago