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The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the highest executive body that takes a call on defense matters, has cleared the acquisition of two Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) platforms, from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) at a cost of US$1.1 billion (Rs 7,500 crore).
Shadowed by the huge growth in defense acquisitions from the US, Israel remains one of the fastest growing defense suppliers in India, a position that is particularly impressive given the fact that Israel is not selling India the main platforms, but the systems and subsystems that are critical for their operational success.
The British MOD is set to select soon the future Airborne Early Warning (AEW) system to be deployed on the future Royal Navy (RN) Queen Elizabeth II aircraft carriers. Thales UK and Lockheed Martin submitted final offers for the Crowsnest AEW solutions last month, competing for the £500 million ($761 million) contract.
The Russian Beriev company is developing a new Airborne Early Warning (AEW) platform to replace the A-50 'mainstay' in service since 1984. The new aircraft designated A-100 is expected to become operational in 2017.
The naval test squadron at Pt. Mugu will get brand new Gulfstream G550 business jets fitted with Israeli AEW radars to support weapons testing over the Pacific Range.
The latest Aircraft-Carrier operated Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft - the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye - has been approved to enter full-rate production by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).
Airbus Military has begun flight-testing a modification to add winglets to the C295 medium transport and surveillance aircraft. Extending the aircraft endurance would be beneficial to maritime surveillance and airborne early warning missions, particularly when operating in high and hot conditions.
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