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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Boeing Completes Peace Eagle AEW&C Deliveries

Juliet Van Wagenen

Boeing delivered the fourth and final Airborne Early Warning & Control Peace Eagle to Turkey
Boeing delivered the fourth and final Airborne Early Warning & Control Peace Eagle to Turkey. Photo: Boeing

[Avionics Today 12-10-2015] Boeing delivered the fourth and final Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the Turkish Air Force at Konya Air Base on Dec. 9, completing the Turkish AEW&C fleet and enhancing Turkey’s airspace surveillance and battle management capabilities.

This final aircraft includes upgraded software for the platform and the final element of the ground support segment, the Software Support Center (SSC). Previously delivered Peace Eagles will receive the upgraded software soon, according to Boeing.

Turkey, Australia and South Korea operate AEW&C platforms.

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