GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft

GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft

Thai Military and Asian Region

GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft is a new multi-role airborne surveillance system developed by Saab.

The aircraft is capable of offering air, maritime and ground surveillance on a single platform. It can operate in dedicated or multiple roles and has the ability to simultaneously switch between different roles at any point of time during an ongoing mission.

The GlobalEye airborne surveillance system was launched at the Singapore Airshow 2016. Saab received a $1.27bn contract from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in November 2015, to supply a new airborne swing role surveillance system (SRSS) integrating a new variant of the Saab Erieye radar system based on the Global 6000 aircraft.

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4 thoughts on “GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft

  1. The interesting question is if it will survive in a sustained war against a competent enemy?

    Long range anti-radiation missiles are the bane of thees aircraft.


  2. This is a job best done by a system/network of small drones. Not one large expensive aircraft.

    Best done not perfectly done I must add.


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