Boeing Awarded $250 Million Contract to Modernize NATO AWACS Fleet

Boeing has been awarded a $250 million productio

Issue 55 - September 2014

Boeing  has received a contract from NATO worth approximately $250 million to install digital flight decks and avionics on 13 of the alliance’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, which are based on the Boeing 707 commercial airplane.

The new technology ensures compliance with current and future air traffic control and navigation requirements, giving the aircraft broader access to airspace around the world.