The U.S. Navy has awarded a multi-year contract to Raytheon Company for development of the Advanced Airborne Sensor (AAS), the follow-on to the conventional, mechanically scanned Littoral Surveillance Radar System (LSRS) that the first P-8A Poseidons will carry. The new AAS radar is expected to provide more-precise targeting, although Navy officials still won’t acknowledge that it will have an active electronically scanned array (AESA) advanced antenna. They do admit that the P-8 was ...

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