Air Force selects Boeing’s E-7 as AWACS follow-on

By Shelley K. Mesch / April 26, 2022 at 5:48 PM
The Air Force plans to move forward with Boeing’s E-7 as the service’s replacement for its aging E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System fleet. The Wedgetail, originally developed by Australia for its Defence Forces, is the “only platform capable of meeting requirements for the Defense Department’s tactical battle management, command and control and moving target identification capabilities within the timeframe needed to replace the aging E-3,” the service said in its news release Tuesday. The service plans to award...

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