The Contrails: Aircraft, Weapons Systems: E-3B/C/G Sentry (AWACS)

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The E-3B/C/G Sentry (AWACS)

Manufacturer: Boeing, Northrup Grumman, Lockheed Martin

Function: Airborne

Battle Management, Command And Control ervice Date: 1975

Speed: 360 mph

Crew: 17-23

Production: 34

Inventory: 32

Commentary: Heavily modified Boeing 707-320B aircraft, fitted with an extensive complement of mission avionics providing all-weather air surveillance and command,
control, and communications for tactical and air defense forces.