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The Boeing E-7A Wedgetail provides Australia with one of the most advanced air battlespace management capabilities in the world. The aircraft is based on a Boeing 737-700, with the addition of an advanced Multi-Role Electronically Scanned Array (MESA) radar and 10 mission crew consoles, to create one of the most advanced pieces of technology for the Australian Defence Force. The E-7A Wedgetail represents an entirely new capability for the Australian Defence Force, providing an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) platform that can gather information from a wide variety of sources, analyse it and distribute it to other air and surface assets. The E-7A Wedgetail can control the tactical battle space, providing direction for fighter aircraft, surface combatants and land based elements, as well as supporting aircraft such as tankers and intelligence platforms.


Pictures:
Boeing E-7A Wedgetail (Boeing 737-7ES)
Airshow:
Location:
RAF Fairford (FFD/EGVA) · United Kingdom
Date:
14 - 16 July 2017


Boeing E-7A Wedgetail (Boeing 737-7ES) (A30-006), c/n: 33987, 2 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, RAAF Base Williamtown, Australia
- AEW&C: airborne early warning and control aircraft
- special markings for celebrating 100 years since the formation of Royal Australian Air Force first flying units

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