G550 Conformal Airborne Early Warning (CAEW) system Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Patrol/Reconnaissance/Electronics


Country of Origin: Israel, USA

Israel's Conformal Airborne Early Warning (CAEW) system aircraft is based on Gulfstream's 550 model business jet. The G550 CAEW is designed for early warning, intelligence gathering and air combat command and control operations. Modifications to the G550 included increasing the aircraft's maximum fuel weight using a mid-wing fuel ejector that pumps fuel from the inboard side of the wing and redistributes it to the outboard fuel cells, resulting in reduced wing loads at the fuselage;...

 

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