F/A-18 classic Hornet fleet begins AESA radar upgrade in 2020News
January 18, 2019
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) officials selected Raytheon's APG-79(v)4 AESA radar to equip its F/A-18C/D classic Hornet fleet.
Raytheon will begin delivering radars in 2020 and complete deliveries by 2022.
The APG-79(v)4 is a scaled version of the APG-79 AESA radar integrated on the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force's Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers.