Air Force eyes eventual space-based AMTI

By Briana Reilly / September 22, 2021 at 5:15 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown wants the service to move toward conducting airborne moving target indications from space, as officials seek to replace the aging fleet of E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. While the space-based AMTI technology continues to progress, Brown said the service is “looking at” Boeing’s E-7 Wedgetail as a follow-on to the AWACS that could also serve as a placeholder until that next domain is reached. “As we...

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