Equipping Defence

Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft

Exercise Diamond Storm 2017
Project Number:
AIR 5077 Phase 5A
Royal Australian Air Force

Project description

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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