AEW Platforms

AEW Platforms

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In this chapter, AEW requirements and operational concepts are used to apply on AEW platform selection. There are various factors to be considered - first factor is defense area if it is a task force at sea. The second factor to be considered is the threat or target to be detected. Basing requirements become a factor in platform selection.

Chapter Contents:

  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Platform Options
  • 3.2.1 Types of Vehicles
  • 3.3 General Configuration
  • 3.3.1 External Configurations
  • 3.3.2 Internal Configurations
  • 3.4 Power Requirements
  • 3.5 Cooling
  • 3.6 Miscellaneous Systems
  • 3.7 Future Requirements

Inspec keywords: airborne radar; military aircraft; object detection

Other keywords: threat detection; task force; defense area; target detection; basing requirements; airborne early warning system; AEW platform selection

Subjects: Optical, image and video signal processing

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