WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Raytheon Co. said on Wednesday it has won a $52 million contract from the Naval Air Systems Command to upgrade radar systems for F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft.
The APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars are designed to enhance the jets' radar capabilities.
Raytheon, based in Waltham, said work for the retrofit project will be completed at its facilities in El Segundo, Calif.; Andover, Mass.; Forest, Miss.; and Dallas. Deliveries are expected to begin in October 2012.