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Boeing Completed First Phase in Wedgetail Modernization

Boeing Completed First Phase in Wedgetail Modernization 23 February, 2018

Boeing Australia announced on 21 February that the first phase of upgrades to Australia’s Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) E-7A fleet has been completed. The upgrade aimed to meet new civil airspace regulations and to improve data storage and broadcast capabilities. 

Under the Wedgetail AIR 5077 Phase 5A program, the fleet of six aircraft has been equipped with satellite position broadcast technology and the latest version of a traffic collision avoidance system. 

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