The Airborne Warning and Control System, known as AWACS, can detect aircraft more than 400 kilometres away. Flying in Turkey, the AWACS aircraft can monitor the busy airspace in Iraq and Syria. This helps to make the skies safer and the Global Coalition air operations more efficient.
NATO explosive ordnance disposal experts are training their Jordanian counterparts in the basics of counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) work in a training course held near Amman, Jordan. The NATO troops taught the students how to properly find and neutralise IEDs, while collecting the evidence necessary to stop the bombmakers.