USAF Seeks ‘Very Large Platform’ For E-4B Replacement

Credit: USAF
The U.S. Air Force’s requirements for replacing the Boeing E-4B fleet remain veiled in secrecy, but two small details announced since December point to an acquisition of used 747s. The Survivable Airborne Operations Center (SAOC) will be hosted on a “very large platform,” according to a notice...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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