Tag Archives: AEW&C

DEAR USMC: YOU ARE GETTING YOUR F-35B, NOW GET THE VERY MOST OUT OF IT

After my recent piece about the Navy’s new LHA “America” class of amphibious assault ship’s inadequate thermal protection built into its flight deck, I think it is time for the Marine Corps, and the “Gator Navy,” to get serious about getting the most out of … Read the rest of this entry

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AWACS ALMOST BUSTS THE BOOM & POSSIBLY MUCH MORE…

This video, first posted over at Military.com, is quite possibly the scariest aerial refueling video I have ever seen. Apparently the E-3 crew sustained some injuries, and their aircraft some damage, due to the abrupt negative G dive. The boomer … Read the rest of this entry

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E-3 Gets It’s Link On

Being able to fuse the variety of data link terminals together seems to be the USAF’s top priority, and it should be. Speed, stealth, and range are great, being able to see the battlefield with almost panoptic clarity: Priceless. http://www.afmc.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123275198

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Canada Dropping Out Of NATO AEW&C Program

So wait a minute? Canada is not going to fund the multinational AWACS program but they intend to still be part of NATO and use these capabilities when needed, such as the current operation in Libya? Also, Canada is buying the … Read the rest of this entry

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