Author:A.B.S. Chaudhry

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Combat Support Operations: AWACS in Air Warfare

By: A.B.S. Chaudhry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104347

ISBN: 9789381904039

Condition: New


India received the first of its contracted Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) on May 25, 2009, which was formally inducted by Defence Minister A.K. Antony on May 28, 2009. With the induction of the AWACS, India joined a club of only six other nations—the US, Russia, Britain, Japan, Australia and Turkey—that operate such a sophisticated system. ?e induction of AWACS was eagerly awaited mainly because of its capability to support the nation’s politico military strategy in more ways than one.The dominant role of AWACS in air defence operations needs no emphasis, but in addition to ... View more info