Lt-AWACS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2534 times:
#1 Yes- Come to the Military forum.
2- The Wedgetail, of which we are training their crews as we speak, will have ten scopes, with 7 normally manned. Two of those will normally have weapons controllers working intercepts, but of course as GP said AEW and surveillance is the main function. Datalinks will be the biggest 'new' option for the Aussies.
Turkey is buying the airplane also (if the money doesn't run out).
Ciao, and Hook 'em Horns,
Capt-AWACS, I'd like to supersize that with a diet coke