NATO began preparation of plans to modernize surveillance aircraftUncategorized February 14, 2017
KIEV. 14 Feb. UNN. NATO is preparing the improvement plans based in the German Geilenkirchen near Aachen fleet early detection and prevention АWАCS, reports UNN with reference to Deutsche Welle.
As noted, the defense Ministers of countries-members of NATO already this week, plan to use on the development of a new concept that would replace АWАCS.
It is expected that by 2022 will be submitted to the procurement program for the new reconnaissance aircraft, to 2035 the first of them entered service.
For more than 30 years for the supply of equipment for АWАCS involved in the company Boeing. Information on whether this role now to take on its rival Airbus, the source did not comment, noting that “decisions will be taken” within a specified time.
Razvedchicy АWАCS used, in particular, with the support of the international coalition in the fight against “Islamic state”.