AESA radars

AESA radars

Active Electronically Scanned Array, or AESA, radars give fighter pilots the edge – finding targets first, identifying them and defeating them. And now outfitted with GaN – Raytheon Intelligence & Space’s AESA radars provide aircrews with greater engagement ranges, improved accuracy and increased reliability. Our AESA technology ensure mission success.

Pilots can only see so far with just their eyes. Former airmen share the importance of AESA and how the technology ensures mission success.

AN/APG-79 AESA Radar aircraft mounted


The APG-79 AESA radar can be steered at nearly the speed of light. It’s the radar of choice for F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and F/A-18 Hornet aircraft.

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An artistic rendition of jets with radars, showing lasers to represent tracking.


Our APG-82 AESA radar gives pilots longer range and better multi-target tracking, making them more effective in the battlespace.

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Compact AESA nosecone render

Compact AESA Radar

A light, affordable compact radar for any platform. Delivering unmatched radar dominance and decision superiority to air, sea and land platforms.

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B-52 AESA Radar

Enhancing the B-52’s mission readiness and combat effectiveness.

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