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

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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