JANUARY 14, 2016 [02.07.2016 15:50:09]
Features of the aircraft airborne early warning (AEW) A-50 you can use it anywhere in the world, said the United instrument-making corporation that developed these machines on the basis of military transport Il-76MD.
The specifications and functionality of the aircraft A-50 allow you to use it in any point of the Earth, told Tass defense industry specialist. According to him, the main task of the aircraft - the detection and tracking of air targets and surface ships, notification command posts of air and surface surveillance, control aircraft fighter and strike aircraft when hovering on air, land and sea targets.
According to the specialist, the A-50 - it's airborne command post, his main task - environment monitoring, detection and tracking of objects on the ground, air, water. It is able to simultaneously track up to 300 targets. UIC spokesman said that the aircraft is capable of detecting airborne targets at a distance of 650 km, land - up to 300 km. A-50 - an analogue of the American AWACS (from the English AWACS, Airborne Warning and Control System.), Equivalent in features, but even his superior in a number of characteristics.