Due to bad weather at Geilenkirchen Airbase, an E-3A "Sentry" was diverted to Hannover Airport on May 5, 2015.
The AWACS (Airborne early Warning and Control System) is an airborne radar system designed to detect aircraft, ships and vehicles at long distances. It also performs as a control center in an air engagement by coordinating and directing fighter and attack aircraft.
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
LX-N90451 (Boeing - E-3A Sentry)