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AWACS

 (ā′wăks)
n. pl. AWACS
A military surveillance system, carried by aircraft, that can track many other aircraft from a great distance.

[A(irborne) W(arning) A(nd) C(ontrol) S(ystem).]

AWACS

(ˈeɪwæks) or

Awacs

n acronym for
(Military) airborne warning and control system

AWACS

(ˈeɪ wæks)

n.
an aircraft equipped with radar to track low-flying enemy aircraft and missiles and coordinate defense measures against them.
[1965–70; A(irborne)W(arning)A(nd)C(ontrol)S(ystem)]
Translations

AWACS

[eɪˈwæks] N ABBR =Airborne Warning and Control SystemAWACS m

AWACS

[ˈeɪwæks] n abbr (=airborne warning and control system) → Awacs m (système aéroporté d'alerte et de contrôle)

AWACS

, Awacs abbr of airborne warning and control systemAWACS-Flugzeug nt, → Awacs-Flugzeug nt, mit Frühwarnsystem ausgestattetes Aufklärungsflugzeug der US-Luftwaffe
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