AN/APG-79

Raytheon delivers first AESA radar for USAF B-52 Radar Modernization Program

Raytheon delivers first AESA radar for USAF B-52 Radar Modernization Program

First AESA radar for USAF B-52 Raytheon delivered the first B-52 active electronically scanned array radar (AESA) to Boeing for… Read More

5 months ago

USAF confirms the B-52H will become the B-52J once it gets new engines

The USAF expects B-52J bombers with both new engines and new radars to be available for operational use before the… Read More

11 months ago

With CERP the B-52 will get an APU made by Honeywell and will no longer require an external cart nor gunpowder cartridges for starting up its engines

Thanks to the Honeywell APU the reengined B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft will meet operational quick-start requirements without the use of… Read More

1 year ago

The B-52H will be redesignated the B-52J or possibly B-52K when it gets a new radar and new engines

Since some of the new APG-79B4 radars will be installed on the B-52 bombers before the new Rolls-Royce F130 engines,… Read More

2 years ago

USMC to upgrade its Legacy Hornet fleet with APG-79(v)4 AESA Radar

Raytheon will begin delivering APG-79(v)4 radars in 2020 and complete deliveries by 2022 The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) selected Raytheon's… Read More

5 years ago

Marines’ F/A-18C/D Hornets to be upgraded with AESA radar

A total of 98 AESA radars are to be procured to cover seven fleet squadrons of 12 F/A-18C/D aircraft each… Read More

6 years ago