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Turkey receives second Peace Eagle AEW&C

2nd May 2014 - 12:38 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The second Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft has been delivered by Boeing to the Turkish armed forces. The aircraft was received at Konya Air Base, which will be the fleet's main operating base.

This is the second of four Peace Eagle AEW&C aircraft Boeing is contracted to deliver to Turkey. The first was delivered in January 2014, and the third is to be delivered later in the year. The final aircraft will be delivered during 2015.

The Peace Eagle fleet will bring Turkey improved self-defence capabilities. The programme also includes the supply of ground support segments for mission crew training, mission support and system maintenance.

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Turkish Airlines, HAVELSAN and MiKES are key suppliers on the programme.

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