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Saab 2000 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft

Crew

7

Maiden Flight

April 2008

Initial Operating Capability

2010

Manufacturer

Saab Group, Sweden

Operators

Pakistan Air Force and the Swedish Air Force

Length

27.28m

Fuselage Diameter

2.31m

Height

7.73m

Wingspan

24.76m

Tailplane Span

10.36m

Empty Weight

14,500kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

23,000kg

Payload Weight

5,500kg

Turboprop Engines

2×Rolls-Royce AE 2100A

Engine Power

3,095kW

Maximum Endurance

Over 9.5 hours

Maximum Range

Over 2,000nm (3,218km)

Time to Climb to 25,000ft

15 minutes

Cruise Speed

340kt (TAS) (629km/h)

Patrol Speed

160kt (IAS) (296km/h)

Take-Off Run

1,400m

Service Ceiling

30,000ft (9,144m)

Frequencies

3.1GHz to 3.3GHz

Effective Surveillance Area

500,000km²

Instrumental Range

450km

Detection Range

350km against a fighter aircraft sized target

Tracking Capability

multiple air and sea target over the horizon

Altitude Coverage

20km

ESM

Saab Avitronics HES-21 ESM

ESM Coverage

360°

ESM Radar Receivers

7GHz to 2GHz, 2GHz to 18GHz and 28GHz to 40GHz

Self Protection System

Radar warner, LWS-310 laser warner, MAW-300 missile warner, chaff / flare dispenser

Laser Warner Waveband

0.5 to 17 microns

Engines

Rolls-Royce

Surveillance Radar

Saab Microwave Systems

LWS-310 Laser Warner

Saab Avitronics
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