Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft
- Project Number:
- AIR 5077 Phase 5A
- Royal Australian Air Force
AIR5077 Phase 5A is an approved project intended to assure the E-7A Wedgetail’s near term ongoing capability requirements by fitting mandatory military and civil compliance upgrades. Key systems considered for upgrade include:
• Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponder and interrogator;
• Cryptographic systems;
• Communications; and
• Navigation / GPS systems.
Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) have been engaged to support design and integration of new capabilities introduced by Phase 5A into the E-7A weapon system. Through life support will be provided via extant arrangements with the existing AEWC industry base.
Content is current as at August 2017
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