The APG-82(V)1 AESA radar enables aircraft to detect, identify, and track several different targets in the air and on the ground simultaneously at long ranges. Raytheon AESA radars can be upgraded easily upgraded to add future capabilities, Raytheon officials say.
Raytheon and Boeing experts are testing the F-15E RMP systems over a 14-month, 110-sortie program at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Boeing and Raytheon will verify that the system performance meets Air Force specifications.
Production of the first LRIP lot of six units is to begin this month, followed by production of 10 units in LRIP 2 and 17 units in LRIP 3, Boeing officials say. For more information contact Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems online at www.raytheon.com/businesses/rsas, or Boeing Defense, Space & Security at http://boeing.com/bds.