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AEW&C Open Mission Systems validated in operational environment

November 09, 2020

The Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) platform took another step forward in the drive toward validating an open mission systems (OMS) approach on this midsize jet-powered aircraft.

In collaboration with Northrop Grumman, Boeing recently conducted two flight tests on a test bed aircraft, once again marrying the OMS-compliant battle management command and control (BMC2) system to Northrop Grumman’s advanced, wide-band active electronically scanned array (AESA).

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When PIG(A)s fly

July 27, 2020

Pigs still can’t fly, but it turns out PIGAs – pendulous integrating gyroscopic accelerometers found on systems like the Minuteman ICBM – can. Learn how Boeing taught PIGAs to fly.

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