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AESA radar to go on USA fighter jets under $1 billion DoD contract with Northrop Grumman

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December 20, 2019

Lisa Daigle

Assistant Managing Editor

Military Embedded Systems

AESA radar to go on USA fighter jets under $1 billion DoD contract with Northrop Grumman
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FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman has been granted by the U.S Department of Defense (DoD) a $1 billion ?definitized modification? to a previously-awarded contract to install new active electronically scanned array (AESA) fire control radars on up to 372 of the U.S. Air Force?s F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets.

Under the terms of the contract modification, the 372 radars are expected to be fitted by May 2027.

 

 

 

 

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