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List of airborne early warning aircraft

List of AEW aircraft

Type Country Class Date Status No. Notes
Type Country Class Date Status No. Notes
Antonov An-71 USSR Jet 1985 Production 3 2 engines
AgustaWestland Model 112/EH-101A Italy Rotorcraft 2009 Production 4
Avro Shackleton AEW.2 UK Propeller 1972 Production 12 4 engines
Beriev A-50 USSR Jet 1978 Production 40 ~ 4 engines
Boeing 707 Phalcon/Condor Israel Jet 1993 Production 2+ 4 engines
Boeing 737 AEW&C US Jet 2004 Production 14 2 engines
Boeing B-29 AEW US Propeller 1951 Production 3 4 engines
Boeing EC-137D US Jet 1972 Production 2 4 engines
Boeing E-3 Sentry US Jet 1975 Production 68 4 engines
Boeing E-767 US Jet 1996 Production 4 2 engines
Boeing PB-1W Flying Fortress US Propeller 1945 Production 31 4 engines
Bombardier Global 6000 Sweden Jet 2018 ordered 1+ ~ 2 engines[1]
British Aerospace Nimrod AEW3 UK Jet 1980 Project 11 4 engines
Britten-Norman AEW Defender UK Propeller 1988 Prototype 2+ 2 engines
Douglas Skyraider AEW variants US Propeller 1947 Production 418 1 engine
DRDO AEW&CS India Jet 2011 Production 3 2 engines
EADS CASA C-295 AEW Spain Propeller 2011 Prototype 1 2 engines
Embraer R-99A/E-99/EMB 145 AEW&C Brazil Propeller 1999 Production 15+ 2 engines
Fairey Gannet AEW.3 UK Propeller 1958 Production 44 1 engine
Fairey Gannet AEW.7 UK Propeller n/a Project 0 1 engine
Goodyear ZP2N-1W/ZPG-2W/EZ-1B US Aerostat 1955 Production 3
Goodyear ZPG-3W US Aerostat 1958 Production 4
Grumman E-1 Tracer US Propeller 1956 Production 88 2 engines
Grumman E-2 Hawkeye US Propeller 1960 Production 276 2 engines
Grumman TBM-3W Avenger US Propeller 1944 Production 40 1 engine
Gulfstream G550/IAI Eitam Israel/US Jet 2006 Production 8 2 engines
Hawker Siddeley P.139B UK Jet 1966 Project 0 2 engines
Kamov Ka-31 USSR Rotorcraft 1983 Production 35+
KJ-1 AEWC China Propeller 1971 Prototype 2 4 engines
KJ-200 'Y-8W Balanced Beam' China Propeller 2001 Production 13 4 engines
KJ-2000 China Jet 2003 Production 5 4 engines
KJ-3000 China Jet 2013 Prototype 4 4 engines
Lockheed AMSS (S-3 derivative) US Jet n/a Project 0 2 engines
Lockheed WV-2/PO-2W/EC-121 Warning Star US Propeller 1949 Production 232 4 engines
Lockheed EC-130V Hercules US Propeller 1991 1 4 engines
Lockheed P-3 AEW&C US Propeller 1988 Production 8 4 engines
Saab 340 AEW&C (S 100 B/D Argus) Sweden Propeller 1994 Production 8 2 engines
Saab 2000 AEW&C Sweden Propeller 2008 Production 5 2 engines
Shaanxi KJ-500 China Propeller 2013 Production 12+ 4 engines
Shaanxi Y-8W China Propeller Production 4 4 engines
Shaanxi Y-8J AEW China Propeller 1998 Prototype 4 4 engines
Shaanxi Y-8 AWACS China Propeller Production 4 4 engines
Shaanxi ZDK-03 AEW&C China Propeller 2010 Production 4 4 engines
Sikorsky SH-3H AEW Spain Rotorcraft Production 3
Sikorsky HR2S-1W US Rotorcraft 1958 Production 2
Tupolev Tu-126 USSR Propeller 1962 Production 12 ~ 4 engines
Vickers Wellington Ic "Air Controlled Interception" UK Propeller 1944 Production 1 2 engines[2]
Westland Sea King AEW.2/AEW.5/ASaC7 UK Rotorcraft 1982 Production 13
Xian JZY-01 China Propeller 2012 Prototype 1 2 engines
Xian KJ-600 China Propeller In development 2 engines
Yakovlev Yak-44 Russia Propeller 1993 Project 0 2 engines

See also

References

Citations

  1. ^ "Successful First Flight for GlobalEye" (Press release). SAAB. 14 March 2018.
  2. ^ April 1987 Flypast Magazine article 'The First AWACS'

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