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Raytheon Delivers Prototype AESA Radar to Marine Corps for F-18 Flight Testing

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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.

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Raytheon Wins Contract from Boeing

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Raytheon has received a multiyear contract to produce radar hardware for Boeing and deliver the APG-79 AESA, which has 10-15 times greater reliability, compared to mechanically scanned array radars. The hardware is also more affordable over the service life of the unit. The production of the radars will be completed …

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Raytheon Reaches Milestone in Delivering APG-79 Radars

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered its 250th APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar to Boeing, according to a press release. The APG-79 radar is flown on U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft, and on the Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18F Super Hornet. Eric Ditmars, F/A-18 program director, Tactical Airborne …

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