Sunday, August 19, 2012

India First AEW&C Aircraft Delivered

First AEW&C aircraft delivered to India
 India has delivered the first EMB 145 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) class of aircraft.

The delivery followed the successful completion of ground and flight tests of the aircraft which Embraer said met operational targets established by both Embraer and Centre for Airborne Systems (CABS) of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO). 

 EMB 145 AEW&C features including ‘in-flight refuelling system, significant increase in electric and cooling capacity and a comprehensive set of structural changes to which will allow the installation of the advanced mission systems that have been developed by India’s CABS (Centre for Air Borne Systems).

The aircraft will be delivered to the Indian Air Force after integration of missions systems of DRDO by CABS in India.


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