Boeing has been awarded a $60,903,323 contract for the mission computing upgrade installation and checkout of four Japanese E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft and associated ground systems.
Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; San Antonio, Texas; and Seattle, Washington, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2022, A US DoD contract announcement said Monday.
The Boeing E-767 is an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft unique to Japan. It was designed in response to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force's (ASDF) requirements, and is essentially the Boeing E-3 Sentry's surveillance radar and air control system installed on a Boeing 767-200. The Japanese ASDF procured two E-767 in fiscal year 1993 and two more in fiscal year 1994.
Monday’s announcement is the second major modernization of the E-767 in recent years. In 2014, the aircraft was equipped with updated mission computers, electronic support measures, a traffic alert and collision avoidance system, AN/APX-119 interrogator friend or foe (IFF) transponder, next-generation UPX-40 IFF, automatic identification system and datalink upgrades.
The previous modernization was done to make Japan's AWACS fleet to be more compatible and interoperable with the US Air Force Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACS fleet.
Boeing has been awarded a $240,195,180 contract for the Royal Saudi Air Force airborne warning and control system (AWACS) modernization program phase 1. This contract provides for AWACS mission computing, navigation and communications upgrades, as well as the next generation in identification, friend or foe enhancement designs
Boeing has won a $93 million five-year contract for E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) sustainment engineering and technical support. This contract provides for support to the E-3 AWACS division and will also generate technical requirements for the Air Force, Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), UK, and French Republic (FR), the US Department of Defense said in a statement Friday
India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Israel, has planned to develop a long-range Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) with a 360-degree coverage. The system will be similar to the Phalcon A-50 long-range AWACS
India is likely to place an order for six Airbus A330 aircraft worth 20,000 crore ($3 billion) as a platform to mount indigenously-built Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS). “Presently, our estimate is for the first two AEW&Cs will be about 9200 crores (USD 1
Boeing has won a contract worth $403 million to upgrade four E-767-based airborne warning and control aircraft for the government of Japan. The contract is a modification of an earlier award, and includes upgrades of four E-767 Japan Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, and three ground support facilities, according to the Pentagon announcement
Japan is planning to buy E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) Mission Computing Upgrade (MCU) for an estimated cost of $950 million. The Government of Japan has also requested for 4 Electronic Support Measure (ESM) Systems, 8 AN/UPX-40 Next Generation Identify Friend or Foe (NGIFF), 8 AN/APX-119 IFF Transponder, and 4 KIV-77 Cryptographic Computers with Boeing being a prime contractor
Japan is eyeing proposals for its new advanced jet fighter worth around $40 billion based on existing western aircraft and has issued a third request for information (RFI) to American and European nations. "Japan expects specific proposals for designs based on existing aircraft," said one of the sources
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