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E-3 Sentry AWACS

Country of Origin: USA


The E-3 Sentry is the primary airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft of NATO and the U.S. It is a Boeing 707 aircraft modified to carry an extensive mission avionics package to provide long-range target acquisition and identification, and control/communications for directing other combat aircraft to the targets.

The E-3 has a conventional platform with low wings swept 35 degrees at the quarter chord. They are mounted at a 7-degrees dihedral. Along the crescent-shaped...

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