What does AEW mean in Aircraft & Aviation?

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Airborne Early Warning

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What does AEW mean?

airborne early warning
The detection of enemy air or surface units by radar or other equipment carried in an airborne vehicle, and the transmitting of a warning to friendly units. Also called AEW.

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