Support Aircraft Specifications

Aircraft State Builder First Flight Weight Tons Radius Max km Radius Typical km Radius Time Hours Detection Range km KC-135 Equiv Payload Kg Cost $ M CLASS
E-2C USA Grumman 1960 27 1110 740 2 480 $55.0 AEW
E-3A AWACS USA Boeing 1972 147 3800 1850 6 480 $200.0 AEW
P-3 AEW USA Lockheed 1988 31 3800 1850 7 480 $70.0 AEW
Nimrod UK BAC 1980 81 2300 1300 7 480 AEW
Shackleton AEW3 UK BAC 1971 45 3200 1300 9 150 $150.0 AEW
An-74 Madcap USSR Antonov 1987 35 2350 1000 AEW
Il-76 Mainstay USSR Ilyushin 1977 170 6720 2500 480 AEW
Tu-126 Moss USSR Tupolev 1967 165 6000 2000 14 380 AEW
KA-6D USA Grumman 1966 27 1500 1500 0.2 8,200 Tanker
KC- 10 USA MDAC 1980 268 1850 2.5 118,000 $65.0 Tanker
KC-130 USA Lockheed 1954 70 4000 2000 1 0.5 20,000 Tanker
KC-135 USA Boeing 1956 125 1850 1.0 45,500 Tanker
KC-135 E USA Boeing 1982 125 1850 1.1 50,000 Tanker
KC-135 R USA Boeing 1982 125 1850 1.5 68,250 Tanker
KC-137 (707) Brazil Boeing - 148 1850 1.0 45,500 Tanker
707 (Various) Boeing - 148 1850 1.0 45,500 $20.0 Tanker
707-323C Peru Boeing - 148 1850 1.0 45,500 $20.0 Tanker
KE-3A Saudi Arabia Boeing - 147 1850 1.0 45,500 Tanker
L-1011 Tristar UK Lockheed 1982 255 3885 2.0 54,500 Tanker
VC-10 UK BAC 1980 147 1850 1.6 75,000 Tanker
A-300 B4R Europe Airbus Study 3700 1850 1.1 52,000 Tanker
Il-76 Midas USSR Ilyushin 1982 170 3250 2500 1.0 40,000 Tanker
Mya-4 USSR Myasishichev - 210 6200 2880 1.0 35,000 Tanker
Tu-16 USSR Tupolev - 72 3200 2880 0.2 12,000 Tanker