Middle East central to US plans for future Airborne ISR capabilities

The Middle East is a set to be a hub for the intelligence aircraft market over the next decade as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members seek to buy airborne early warning planes and the US looks to establish a centre of excellence in the region. The UAE has been committed to buying a new fleet of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft for years, with an airborne warning and control system (AWACS) platform at the top of the list. Northrop Grumman’s E-2 Ha...
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