Lockheed Puts New Northrop AESA Radars In F-16V Jet

F16FleetLockheed Martin has completed the integration of Northrop Grumman‘s Scalable Agile Beam Radar into the F-16V aircraft as part of a design review stage in the U.S. Air Force‘s F-16 modernization program.

Lockheed said Wednesday that the active electronically scanned array radar meets its requirements and those of the Air Force as they aim to launch the F-16V variant in Taiwan.

Other updates to Taiwan’s fleet include changes to the mission computer, aircraft structure and electronic warfare system.

Lockheed will now move forward to development integration and ground and flight testing for the F-16s, the company said.

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