E-6B Mercury

Data

ICAO: E6
Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Introduced: August 1989
Status: In service
Wingspan: 148 ft 4 in (45.2 m)
Max Take-off Weight: 342,000 lb (154,400 kg)
Top speed: Mach 0.862 (600 miles per hour or 520 knots or 970 kilometres pe
Range: 6,600 km [Range Map]
Ceiling: > 40,000 ft (12,200 m)
Engines: 4 x Jet
ICAO Mass Group: 4
Type code: L4J

Lineage

Developed from: E6

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Overview

Submarine communications and command post. Like the E-3 Sentry AWACS, the E-6 Mercury is adapted from Boeing\'s 707-320 commercial airliner. Only one version of the E-6 currently exists, the E-6B.

The E-6B replaced Air Force EC-135Cs in the "Looking Glass" role

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