BEIJING—The Raytheon APG-82 radar will be the centerpiece of an upgrade of Japanese Boeing F-15 Eagles, which also look almost certain to carry air-to-air missiles from Raytheon. Countering cruise missile attacks by Chinese bombers from the eastern side of Japan is a key role for the modernized aircraft. Standoff air-to-surface capability will also be added. The first upgraded F-15 will be delivered by July 2023, the defense ministry announced in June; work on it and another has been ...

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