India and Brazil will jointly develop and produce three EMB-145 AWACS
painting of the Indian Air Force EMB-145 AWACS According to the Russian side view renderings
“Airport” website July 16, 2009 reported that India’s Defense Minister, said: Indian Air Force on May 26, 2009 received The first frame “Phalcon” AWACS, according to the contract, the second frame and third aircraft will be delivered in 2009 and 2010.
2004 年 3 月 India and Israel IAI’s subsidiary Elta subsidiary signed a contract in the Russian Il-76 aircraft based on the installation of the company’s airborne radar “EL/M-2075″, total contract price of about $ 1.1 billion.
the modified IL-76 aircraft at any time and weather conditions found in air and ground targets, including missiles and low-altitude flight in the aircraft, “EL/M-2075″ installed in the aircraft back fairing, which can simultaneously in 360-degree detection and tracking range of 60 goals.
aircraft itself weighs 46.606 tons, 0.9831 tons payload, early warning aircraft’s maximum takeoff weight of 77.564 tons, cruising speed 853 km/h, range 7,000 km, the actual service ceiling 12,420 meters .
Indian Defence Minister said India is Embraer aircraft platform based on the domestic implementation of early warning research project.
2008 In June, India and Brazil industry signed contracts worth $ 210 million, bought three EMB-145 aircraft, and on this basis, the joint development of three early warning aircraft, contract also agreed the project material – technical safeguards, including personnel, technical support, spare parts and ground equipment. Brazilian industrial companies need to contract 36,42 and 45 months after the delivery of three aircraft, respectively. Contract work 24 months after the start of the first aircraft EMB-145 aircraft should be completed first flight as a basis for installation of early warning aircraft, airborne equipment in India made the first trial is expected to begin in 2012. (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center of Zhang Hui)