Tag Archives: Scalable Agile Beam Radar

Air Force Installs Northrop Radar Tech on Air National Guard F-16s

The U.S. Air Force has equipped Air National Guard F-16 jets with Northrop Grumman-built radars in a move to address a homeland defense requirement. Select F-16s at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland feature the AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar technology that the service branch procured to meet a "joint operational need" identified by U.S. Northern Command, Northrop said Thursday.

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Lockheed’s F-16V Completes 1st Flight With Northrop’s Fire Control Radar

Lockheed Martin‘s Viper variant of the F-16 fighter jet has completed its first flight while equipped with Northrop Grumman‘s APG-83 active electronically scanned array Scalable Agile Beam Radar. Lockheed said Wednesday the F-16V features a common global sustainment infrastructure and an updated cockpit center pedestal display, mission computer and Ethernet data bus. Northrop’s APG-83 SABR …

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Northrop Holds Discussion on C4ISR Platforms; Kathy Warden, Gloria Flach Comment

Northrop Grumman has demonstrated several command, control, computers, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms designed to help uniformed personnel counter threats in the battlespace. The company presented its Citadel battle command system, Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar, Enterprise Airborne Gateway Network, Scalable Agile Beam Radar and other C4ISR tools during a …

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

Lockheed 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 …

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Northrop, Lockheed Continue Air Force F-16 Radar Project; Skip Wagner Comments

Northrop Grumman is working with Lockheed Martin to upgrade radars for the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of F-16 aircraft, aiming to extend the airplane’s lifespan beyond 2025. Salable Agile Beam Radars contain mapping and auto-targeting features and are intended to upgrade the plane’s situational awareness, Northrop said Wednesday. Skip Wagner, Northrop’s ISR and targeting systems …

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Northrop to Help Lockheed Upgrade F-16 Radar Systems; Joseph Ensor Comments

Northrop Grumman will provide Lockheed Martin with equipment for a U.S-Taiwan military program to improve the targeting capabilities of F-16 aircraft. Installation of new scalable agile beam radars to the jets will take place at Northrop’s electronic systems plant in Linthicum, Md., Northrop said Wednesday. The  multipurpose Active Electronically Scanned Array SABR was designed to serve …

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