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AWACS demonstrates historic firsts, receives and processes in-air EW updates in minutes
Mr. Tyler Wickham, pilot (left), co-pilot U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Rich Layman (right) and flight engineer Master Sgt. KJ Fernandez, (pictured in front) preparing for historic E-3G in-flight test. For the first time, the USAF’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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