The United States Air Force has contracted Northrop Grumman to supply Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars for its fleet of F-16 fighter jets for $262.3 million.
“Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $262.3 million modification (P00027) to contract for AESA radars of Air Force F-16 aircraft. This modification is for the exercise of options to include 15 engineering, manufacturing and development and 90 production radars, as well as associated support equipment and spares,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Friday.
The company had won $1 billion in December 2019 to work on F-16 radar systems. The contract funds development and production of up to 372 AESA radars. These radars are computer-controlled antennae in which the beam of radio waves can be steered to point in different directions without physically moving the antenna.
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The F-16 fighters of Air National Guards are the first to receive Northrop Grummans AN/APG-83 SABR fifth-generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars. “The US Air Force has completed installation of Northrop Grumman Corporations AN/APG-83 SABR radars on Air National Guard F-16s at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to meet a US Northern Command Joint Emergent Operational Need (JEON) for homeland defense,” Northrop said in a
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