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AN/APG-79

Raytheon to Upgrade Radars for Australian Fighter Jets

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $6,722,785 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for upgrades to the F/A-18 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar commercial depot. These upgrades will provide the depot with the capabilities to diagnose and validate repairs of the Royal Australian Air Force APG-79 AESA radar under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Awarded Funds for Scanned Array Radio Detection

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $31,240,470 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for non-recurring engineering associated with Engineering Change Proposal 6381SOW for the F/A-18 & EA-18G AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radio detection and ranging general purpose Processor 3 upgrade. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Support Fighter Jet Radar Radomes

May 2, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $12,002,634 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for supplies and services associated with Engineering Change Proposal 6038 for the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Supplies include 42 R2/R3 retrofit kits for the AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar domes. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Replace F/A-18E/F Radar System

March 1, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $45,252,160 contract modification for the procurement of 16 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft, lots 26-29. The AN/APG-79 AESA radar, which will replace the APG-73 radar, will provide increased air-to-air detection and track range, increased air-to-ground targeting capabilities, longer launch range for standoff weapons, enhanced capability against advanced threats, and optimized utilization of the aircraft's weapon systems contributing to the F/A-18E/F's survivability. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Support AN/APG-79 Radar System

December 1, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a nearly $17 million ceiling priced order under a previously awarded contract for repair of the AN/APG-79 radar in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Provides Electronically Scanned Array Radars

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $52 million contract modification for the procurement of 19 AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft Lots 26-29. The AN/APG-79 AESA radar, which will replace the APG-73 radar, will provide increased air-to-air detection and track range, increased air-to-ground targeting capabilities, longer launch range for standoff weapons, enhanced capability against advanced threats, and optimized utilization of the aircraft's weapon systems contributing to the F/A-18E/F's survivability. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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