The U.S. Marines Corps has received a Raytheon Technologies-made prototype radar that the service branch plans to use for early flight testing with its F-18 Hornet aircraft. The company said Thursday it delivered a prototype of the APG-79(V)4 radar, a scaled variant of the APG-79 active electronically scanned array designed for detecting and tracking enemy aircraft more accurately than the older APG-73 technology.
Northrop Grumman and Raytheon intend to separately respond to a solicitation for new active electronically scanned arrays for the U.S. Marine Corps' fleet of legacy Hornet aircraft, Flightglobal reported Friday. The service branch issued a request for proposals in early July for advanced AESAs as part of a modernization requirement for 88 Boeing F/A-18C/Ds. Raytheon seeks to offer […] More