Taking a combat-proven radar and optimizing it. Delivering increased air-to-air and air-to-surface targeting and tracking capabilities through near speed of light beam steering.
The APG-79 may be tailored to fit any platform's size, space and requirement – particularly for legacy aircraft.
In full-rate production for the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force, Raytheon has delivered over 700 systems to their Super Hornet and Growler squadrons.
Built with open system architecture and commercial-off-the-sheet parts, the APG-79 still delivers on reliability and increased capability.
A scaled version of the APG-79, the (V)4 also implements Gallium Nitrade, or GaN, technology. This technology insertion allows aircrews to see further and clearer. The U.S. Marine Corps selected the RI&S APG-79(V)4 to upgrade their Hornet fleets.