Modernization for Japan E-767 14 August, 2019



Boeing announced on its social media account that the first E-767 aircraft of the Japan Airborne Warning and Control System fleet has landed in San Antonio. The company has announced that they will modernize its Japanese E-767 fleet to improve its future capabilities.


Within the scope of modernization, the company will improve the computer systems of Japanese aircraft. Four Boeing E-767’s, which is delivered to the Japan Air Self Defense Forces (JASDF) between 1998 and 1999, are stationed in Hamamatsu.


The E-767 aircraft monitors airspace to provide threat detection of adversary aircraft and situational awareness to friendly assets. The E-767 has a maximum take-off weight of 170 thousand tons and a range of about 10 thousand kilometers, with a total of 20 crew members, two flight attendants and 18 console officers.

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