#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