Boeing in St. Louis received a $61.8 million U.S. Navy contract in February for a second low-rate initial production (LRIP) run of the Raytheon APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar for its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and E/A-18G combat and electronic warfare aircraft. The AESA radar is part of the F/A-18E/F Block II upgrade, which includes integration of advanced mission computers, high-speed data network, cockpit controls and displays, environmental control system upgrade and ...


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