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AWACS demonstrates historic firsts, receives and processes in-air EW updates in minutes
U.S. Air Force Maj. Jesse Snook, Air Battle Manager with the 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Detachment 1, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, sitting in for the E-3G operator work station executing historic E-3G in-flight test. For the first time, the U.S. Air Force’s E-3G airborne warning and control system aircraft, or AWACS, demonstrated the ability to receive and process in-air electronic warfare software updates derived from EW data collected and transmitted while in flight. (USAF photo by Kimberly Woodruff)

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Photo by: Kimberly Woodruff |  VIRIN: 220308-F-FH087-1002.JPG