Video: NATO's AWACS
NATO’s “Eye in the Sky” or Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) plays a crucial role in the security of the Euro 2012 Football Tournament over the next three weeks. Poland, as co-host of the competition along with Ukraine has requested the air surveillance and control capability of NATO AWACS to safeguard the event. The NATO AWACS is the Alliance’s largest collaborative programme and celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Also available in High Definition. Footage includes Crewmembers of the NATO E-3A (AWACS) Component, Squadron 3, prepare for their flight over Polish airspace, NATO AWACS aircraft at Geilenkirchen Air Base, Germany, Departure from Geilenkirchen Air Base, Germany, Shots of crew members inside the aircraft, Shots of radar screens, Cockpit shots, Exterior shots takeoff, Exterior flyby shot and Exterior landing shot.