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E-3B Awacs

The E-3B Awacs (Airborne Warning and Control System) is an aircraft designed to detect low-flying enemy planes, which are difficult to distinguish from natural features on the ground. Its airframe is a civilian 707-320B which has been equipped with a rotating radome containing radar antennas and a friend enemy identification system. The E-3 Awacs is a command, control and communications center endowed with high survival capacity and able to overcome intense jamming. It has been in service with the US Air Force since 1977.


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