NEW DELHI — The Indian air force (IAF) is looking at acquiring about a dozen Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, which could be based on the Boeing 767 or Airbus 330. India already has AWACS aircraft under development based on the Russian IL-76 with the Israeli Phalcon Radar, and three in service. “We plan to issue a request for proposals later this year or early next year for the new and bigger platforms. Currently, we are reviewing the AWACS requirement in ...

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