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What does AWACS stand for?

AWACS stands for Airborne Warning And Control System (E-3A aircraft)

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India is expected to acquire its first Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) next week, officials said Monday, crowning its drive to achieve air dominance over rival Pakistan.
Air Force contributed F-15A Eagles and F-15C Eagles, as well as two E-3C Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft.
NEW YORK -- L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Electron Devices (L-3 Electron Devices) division has received an order from the Northrop Grumman Corporation to supply the Wide Band Klystron Power Amplifier (WBKPA) for the E-3 Sentry's Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS).
Information Space and Defense Systems, Seattle is being awarded a $20,532,130 contract modification for the NATO E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System Mid-Term Modernization Programme resolution of Diminishing Manufacturing Sources issues.
SEATTLE, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The first four Boeing-built 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft have entered operational service for the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF).
The 13 weapon systems include the following aircraft: A10 close air support aircraft, B1 long-range bomber, B52 bomber, C5 heavy-cargo transport, C17 strategic airlift transport, E3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, E4 National Airborne Operations Center (NAOC) aircraft, F4 fighter-bomber, F15 tactical fighter, F16 fighter-attack aircraft, KC10 tanker-cargo aircraft, KC135 aerial refueling tanker, and T1A medium-range jet trainer.