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The Israeli air force knocked out almost the entire Egyptian, Syrian and Jordanian air forces on day one of the 1967 Six Day War, but this is unlikely in the India Pakistan context.

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Amongst the most reliable, surprisingly, is a chain of canada goose outlet canada ‘mobile observation posts’ (MOPs) all along the border each one a single human with a radio set, trained to identify and report enemy aircraft flying across the border.

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Looking even deeper are ‘Airborne Early Warning Command and Control (AEWC systems, like the IAF’s three Phalcon systems, mounted on Russian IL 76 transport aircraft.

From on high, where the earth’s curvature does not obscure visibility, they detect even low flying aircraft at ranges of 400 kilometres and direct IAF fighters precisely onto them.

All these air defence elements are networked through data and voice communication channels to an autonomous ‘integrated air command and control system’ (IACCS), which also links with civilian air traffic control radars.

The S 400 is designed as a stand alone system, with its own radar, missiles, logistics and data networks.

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However, the S 400 units will not operate autonomously, but will be quickly plugged into the IACCS. This will enhance surveillance and strike capabilities and also cross verification of inputs across the system.

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