airborne early warning

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airborne early warning

The detection of enemy air or surface units by radar or other equipment carried in an airborne vehicle, and the transmitting of a warning to friendly units. Also called AEW.
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He served as staff officer at several air bases across the country and as operational support officer at the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control (NAEW&C) Program Management Agency (NAPMA).
During the weekend, a NATO Trainer Cargo Aircraft from the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS) is scheduled to depart Geilenkirchen airbase in Germany to Islamabad.
The NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control (NAEW&C) Programme Office requested this training which was conducted by Mr.

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