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24 Feb 2017

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Welcome to the website of the NATO E-3A Component, NATO's Flagship Fleet. The E-3A Component is NATO's first integrated, multi-national flying unit, providing rapid deployability, airborne surveillance, command, control and communication for NATO operations.
Karsten Stoye
Brigadier General, DEUAF
Component Commander
Turkey firmly guarded by NATO AWACS
15-Mar-16 NATO Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) has been deployed to one of its Forward Operating Bases (FOB) at Konya, Turkey to enhance the recognised Air and Maritime picture as part of the Alliance's tailored assurance measures to...
Assurance Measures reach 1,000 missions
12-Feb-16 GEILENKIRCHEN, GERMANY -- A significant milestone was reached yesterday, when a NATO E-3A completed the 1,000th mission in support of NATO Assurance Measures (AM).
Focusing on the future,
Component transitions to new organization structure
10-Nov-15 The NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force (NAEW&CF) is undergoing major organizational changes. The NAEW&C Force started to transfer to its new structure on "Transition-Day", which was Nov. 1, 2015.
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