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Airborne warning and control systems

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variants AWACS

Broader Terms Air defenses Radar defense networks

Narrower Terms Hawkeye (Early warning aircraft)

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Baker, Sydney J. -- oral history interview, 2019 August 29

Interview Summary Engineer Sydney Baker is interviewed about his life and his decade-spanning career in the aviation industry. He discusses his work at Vickers-Armstrongs in the 1940s and 1950s and his subsequent engineering jobs with Canadair and the Boeing Company. Projects discussed include the AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) program, the AOA (Airborne Optical Adjunct) program, and guided missile development. He also shares his experiences as a Museum of Flight docent and his restoration work on...

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