BLUFThe F-35 Joint Program Office says the US Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps are jointly developing an advanced F-35 Lightning II radar capable of defeating adversarial air and surface threats.
This article by Emma Helfrich, writing for The Drive, makes the following points:
- The advanced radar—designated as the AN/APG-85—will be compatible with all variants of the F-35 aircraft.
- Currently, the AN/APG-85 is only to be installed on all Block 4 A/B/C jets.
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References from the Web:
- JAN 2023 Northrop to produce new AN/APG-85 AESA radar for F-35 jets—Airforce Technology
- JAN 2023 Northrop Grumman to develop next-gen F-35 radar—Defence Connect