Category: AWACS

France conducts massive drills of its strategic nuclear forces

On April. 7, France conducted massive drills of its strategic nuclear forces that mobilized as many as 50 military aircraft including WC-135 Constant Phoenix atmospheric sampling aircraft. The French Air and Space Force said in a statement that the maneuvers included a mock nuclear air raid carried out over French territory under the Poker exercises. […]

Saab delivers third GlobalEye aircraft to United Arab Emirates

Sweden’s aerospace and defense concern Saab announced that it delivered the third GlobalEye aircraft to the United Arab Emirates on 20 February 2021. This follows Saab’s previous deliveries of GlobalEye in April and September 2020. The United Arab Emirates has ordered a total of five GlobalEye aircraft. “Completing three deliveries of a solution as advanced […]

Northrop Grumman, Boeing conducts flight tests to validate open mission systems approach

On Monday, Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced that in collaboration with Boeing recently conducted two flight tests on a test bed aircraft, once again marrying the OMS-compliant battle management command and control (BMC2) system to Northrop Grumman’s advanced, wide-band active electronically scanned array (AESA). For the demonstrations, an advanced Northrop Grumman wideband AESA sensor was […]