Successful demos verified our open architecture capabilities for our advanced AESA sensors.
Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars
Radar Superiority Across All Domains
Radar Powerhouse: Generations of AESA Experience
As a pioneer in Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars, Northrop Grumman has been at the forefront of AESA innovations for more than 60 years. Northrop Grumman’s wealth of design experience with AESA fire control radars helps provide air-to-air, air-to-ground, land, and sea superiority for the world’s armed forces. Our mature production environment reflects decades of AESA development spanning five radar generations. Over this period, Northrop Grumman has continuously improved advanced designs while reducing costs and increasing mission capability.
Gaining the high ground starts in the air. Our AESA fire control radars help provide air-to-air, air-to-ground and ground superiority for the world’s armed forces. Northrop Grumman’s airborne radars provide through-the-weather strategic and tactical surveillance. Operating in SAR, Ground Moving Target Indicator, Maritime Moving Target Indicator and Dismount Moving Target Indicator modes, Northrop Grumman’s advanced AESA radars give commanders the intel they need in today’s multi-domain operations. Systems currently deployed include:
Northrop Grumman Corporation is the world leader in airborne fire control radars and the sole supplier for both USAF 5th generation fighter platforms: the F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II. Northrop Grumman is unmatched as the largest producer of airborne fire control Electronically Scanned Arrays (ESAs).
AIRBORNE AESA SYSTEMS
Advanced Wideband Airborne AESA
AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar
5th Generation Fighter Radar Capability for the 4th Gen Aircraft
AN/ASQ-236 Dragon’s Eye Radar Pod
Providing aircrew with all-weather multi-target detection, track and engagement
Provides precise battlefield intelligence in all types of weather and in battlefield obscurants, day and night
AN/ZPY-3 Multi-Function Active Sensor
Is a 360-degree field-of-regard active electronically scanned array radar designed for maritime surveillance
AN/ZPY-5 VADER (Vehicle And Dismount Exploitation Radar)
Provides accurate Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI) data and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery to ground commanders in real time.
F-22 AN/APG 77
Providing the F-22 Raptor with air-to-air and air-to-ground superiority
Provides unparalleled battlespace situational awareness that translates into lethality, aircrew effectiveness and survivability
Multi-Role Electronically Scanned Array (MESA) Surveillance Radar
Brings military airborne surveillance capabilities to the Boeing 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system
Re-scalable Aperture for Precision Targeting Radar (RAPTR)
Uses building block approach for scalability
To stay one-step ahead of the enemy, the modern battlefield requires the most advanced technologies that offer industry-leading performance in clutter-rich, contested environments.
Northrop Grumman’s all-seeing radars – AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR, HAMMR, and the AN/TPS-80 Long Range Radar provide a complete, operational picture and unambiguous view of the battlespace to help warfighters make better decisions when it matters most. We offer highly mobile solutions with robust, field-proven electronic protection, enhancing survivability while delivering true multi-mission capability to the warfighter.
The ability to network seamlessly on land and in the field provides increased survivability to counter evolving threats and be ready for whatever the future holds.
GROUND RADAR SYSTEMS
AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR)
AN/TPS-80 multi-mission air surveillance system can detect, identify and track airborne threats common to combat environments.
AN/TPY-5(V)1 3DAdvantage Long Range Radar
Northrop Grumman’s next generation, software defined, hardware enabled long-range radar and the only advanced, digital multi-mode ground radar deployed
HAMMR – Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar
Provides 360-degree coverage while mounted and moving on a vehicle and is easily deployable from a variety of expeditionary platforms
Threats don’t stop at the shoreline. Northrop Grumman continues to develop radar systems that support complex missions at sea and counter increasingly sophisticated anti-ship threats. As the premier maritime X-Band radar provider for the U.S. Navy, we are ready and able to bring a new set of advanced capabilities to the warfighter.
As the design agent for the AN/SPQ-9B surface search and fire control radar, we continue to provide fire-control quality track data in stressing, high-clutter environments to protect high-value surface combatants.
AN/SPQ-9B Anti-Ship Missile Defense
The AN/SPQ-9B is a multimode X-band pulse Doppler radar that detects all known and projected sea skimming missiles. The multimission radar is designed to detect small, fast-moving targets in the presence of clutter from ocean waves, rain and land returns, as well as chaff and jamming.
In the News
Northrop Grumman Developing the Next Generation Radar for the F-35 Lightning II
Multi-Domain Operations Demand Multifunction Sensors
Northrop Grumman Delivers Advanced Multifunction Sensor System to AFRL and DARPA
Northrop Grumman Flight Tests Digital Wideband AESA Sensor
Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Successful Open Mission Systems Compliant Advanced Sensor
Northrop Grumman’s Radar Declared Operational for Air National Guard F-16s
Defending Freedom in a New Era of Warfare
Northrop Grumman Successfully Demonstrates “On-The-Move” Ground Radar Capability
US Marine Corps Orders Additional Northrop Grumman AN/TPS-80 Radars
Northrop Grumman Continues Joint STARS Sustainment and Modification Work for US Air Force
Northrop Grumman AN/APG-83 SABR Radar Achieves Initial Installation Milestone for Air National Guard F-16s
Northrop Grumman Introduces Next Generation Scalable Radar Antenna
US Navy Selects Northrop Grumman as Design Agent for AN/SPQ-9B Radar
Sensing the Future
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